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MacArthur Launches $50 Million Science, Technology and Security Initiative

MacArthur will commit more than $50 million over the next six years to engage scientists and engineers at leading universities and research facilities in the U.S. and internationally in efforts to help reduce the threat ... Read More

$125,000 for Persian Gulf Communications And Cooperation Efforts

MacArthur has announced a grant to Columbia University's School of International Public Affairs in support of Gulf/2000, a web-based project that promotes international dialogue on issues relating to security in the Persian Gulf. Read More

MacArthur Provides $1.3 Million to Address the Dangers Of Nuclear, Biological And Chemical Weapons

MacArthur has announced three grants for efforts to limit the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and encourage new strategies for cooperative security. Read More

MacArthur Announces New Initiative In International Peace And Security

MacArthur has established the Science, Technology and Security Initiative to increase the pool of independent experts able to provide scientific and technical advice on issues related to international security policy. Read More

Grants to Advance Efforts In International Peace And Security

MacArthur has announced grants totaling more than $1.8 million to advance work in the development of cooperative security methods; efforts to limit the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction; and assisting in the development of ... Read More

Special Fund Related To Terrorist Attacks And Their Aftermath

MacArthur has awarded grants totaling more than $5 million to address issues related to the terrorist attacks of September 11 and their aftermath. Read More

Bombies

In the last three decades more than 12,000 people, many of them children, have been killed or injured by bombies or other unexploded ordnance (weapons). With an estimated 90 million cluster bombs dropped on Laos ...

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Remarks by Jonathan Fanton about Human Rights at the Wayfarer's Club, Chicago, Illinois

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses his background in international human rights work and the importance of non-government organizations in advancing that cause. Read More

Good Kurds, Bad Kurds

A war of national liberation or war against terrorism? Filmmaker and acclaimed freelance journalist Kevin McKiernan poses this question at the outset of this stirring, provocative film shot in part by legendary cinematographer Haskell Wexler. It ...

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The Lost American

Fred Cuny worked for years around the world, putting his own life at risk on countless occasions to advocate for refugees and peace in war-torn regions. In 1997 he visited Chechnya for a second time and ...

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