The Common Good

John Paul Lederach

Articles by John Paul Lederach

The most significant ways—both short and long term—to deal with the sources of terrorism will emerge more from within the circles that are close to it rather than from sources that depend upon it from outside. 

For 20 years I have worked as a mediator in violent situations, from Northern Ireland to Somalia, from Colombia to Nicaragua...

Earlier this year I was present at a series of U.N.-sponsored national
reconciliation conferences addressing the Somali conflict.