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As Vice President Dick Cheney Tours Arab Nations to Drum Up Support for a U.S. Attack Oniraq, the Founder of Peace Studies Talks About the Lessons of War

March 19, 2002


We are going to turn now to the final segment of a talk Johan Galtung gave this weekend at Pace University. Galtungsays the US assault on so-called "terrorism" in the six months since September 11th is simply state terrorism.Galtung, who has helped mediate in over 50 international conflicts, has been working on conflict transformation withAfghan leaders in the region.

This weekend Galtung was holding a workshop in New York called "Deep culture: an approach to conflict and conflicttransformation." It was taped by Matthew Akers.


  • Johan Galtung, world renowned founder of the academic discipline of peace research and director ofTRANSCEND, a global peace and development network.

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