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The ultimate Christmas gift

Unless you are spending this time of year at a spiritual retreat cut off from TV, newspapers or internet service you cannot escape the blaring music and the marketers attempting to sell you something they promise will bring you happiness and peace.

The many definitions of peace seem inadequate at this or any other time of year.

In Washington, D.C., there is a modern-looking building Established by Congress in 1984, USIP's mission is "to promote national security and global stability by reducing violent conflicts abroad."

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