Source: (2001) Harrisonburg, VA: Eastern Mennonite University, Conflict Transformation Program.

Staff of the Conflict Transformation Program at Eastern Mennonite University released this statement to the press following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against people and places in the United States. Based on their professional experience in conflict transformation, they offer certain principles to help shape American and international responses --both individual and political -- to the terrorist attacks. These principles concern issues of violence, post-conflict reconciliation, healing of trauma, peace-building, and conflict transformation.

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