Why Maintaining the U.S. Institute of Peace is in our National and International Interests

By: David J. Smith, May 26, 2017 If you have been following the budget process, the Trump Administration has proposed ending funding for the U.S. Institute of Peace.  This is the second time in recent years that USIP has been threatened, the last time in 2011 by Congress.   Established in 1984, the Institute hasContinue reading “Why Maintaining the U.S. Institute of Peace is in our National and International Interests”

Tragedies in Maryland and London: Not Letting the Exception Swallow the Rule, Huffington Post, 3/26

By: David J. Smith, March 26, 2017 Much focus lately in the news has been about the tragic sexual assault in Rockville, Maryland (where I live) and the killing of five and injuring of 50 in London.   The legal systems must run their course, with those alleged to have committed the crimes provided with dueContinue reading “Tragedies in Maryland and London: Not Letting the Exception Swallow the Rule, Huffington Post, 3/26”

Book Review of “Peace Jobs” by National Career Development Association

By: David J. Smith, February 2, 2017 Peace Jobs: A Student’s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace was recently reviewed by Mason Murphy of Texas State University for the National Career Development Association’s Career Convergence Magazine. For the review, click below