• The Cosmic Ocean shares the treasures that NAPF Peace Leadership Director Paul K. Chappell, a West Point graduate and Iraq War veteran, who grew up in a violent household, has extracted from trauma. To explain how these treasures—which take the form of timeless truths—can help us solve our personal, national, and global problems, this book uses personal stories and extensive research to journey through time, around the world, and into every facet of the human condition. To survive and progress as a global human family, Chappell explains that we need a paradigm shift that can transform our understanding of peace, justice, love, happiness, and what it means to be human. To help create this paradigm shift, The Cosmic Ocean explores diverse subjects such as empathy, rage, nonviolent struggle, war, beauty, religion, philosophy, science, Gandhi, the Iliad, slavery, human sacrifice, video games, sports, and our shared humanity.
  • By Paul K. Chappell NAPF Peace Leadership Director and West Point graduate Paul K. Chappell offers new and practical solutions in his pioneering book, The Art of Waging Peace. By sharing his own personal struggles with childhood trauma, racism, and berserker rage, Chappell explores the anatomy of war and peace, giving strategies, tactics, and leadership principles to resolve inner and outer conflict. Chappell explains from a military perspective how Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. were strategic geniuses, more brilliant and innovative than any general in military history, courageous warriors who advanced a more effective method than waging war for providing national and global security. This pragmatic and richly instructive book shows how we can become active citizens with the skills and strength to defeat injustice and end all war.  
  • By David Krieger ZERO is a collection of short essays that together make a strong case for the urgent abolition of nuclear weapons.  
  • By Frank K. Kelly "Here is a work on Truman that puts a clearer light on his optimism and his belief in human potential than other biographies. This volume is not only good reading - it provides insights into a dimension of the American character that Harry Truman deeply believed in. Frank Kelly, perhaps more than anyone else, was in a position to appreciate this and to help articulate it." -- Hugh Downs, ABC News Commentator  
  • A vital tool for building our future, this work is both eye-opening and inspiring. Alice Walker sums it up well in her assertion that “Dream of a Nation offers hundreds of ideas and examples of how smart, committed, and daring we can be.” Offering a laser-focus on solutions, Dream of a Nation restores faith that we can solve our current looming environmental, economic and societal challenges.  
  • By Paul K. Chappell Written as a “manifesto for waging peace” by an active duty captain in the US Army, Will War Ever End? challenges readers to think about peace, war and violence in radically new ways. Paul currently serves as the NAPF Peace Literacy Director.  
  • By Paul K. Chappell Building on the powerful argument for peace laid out in his first book, Will War Ever End, Paul K. Chappell now explains in detail how together we can end the wars between countries, our ongoing war with nature, and the suffering in our hearts.  
  • By Paul K. Chappell By unlocking the mysteries of human nature, Paul K. Chappell shows how the muscles of hope, empathy, appreciation, conscience, reason, discipline, and curiosity give us the power to end the wars between countries, our ongoing war with nature, and the war in our hearts.
  • By David Krieger and Daisaku Ikeda. Choose Hope puts forth the profound proposition that ordinary people can and must lead their leaders to a globally secure future. We can end the threat of nuclear devastation if we choose to do so.
  • By Douglas Roche, O.C. Former Canadian Senator Douglas Roche presents a history of the 1995 NPT renewal conference, an international movement toward abolition of nuclear weapons, the role of civil society in global security, and the ethics of nuclear abolition.  
  • Edited by David Krieger. The contributors to this volume provide historical perspective on nuclear weapons policy; explore the role of international law in furthering the prospects of nuclear weapons abolition; consider the obstacles to abolition; present a path to achieving a nuclear weapons-free world; and look beyond abolition to consider issues of post-abolition sovereignty and general and complete disarmament. The goal of a nuclear weapons-free world can be awakened by an engaged citizenry bringing pressure from below in demanding action from political leaders. This book contributes to this awakening and engagement.  
  • Edited by Richard Falk and David Krieger. This book focuses on an even more urgent and “inconvenient truth” than global warming. At the nuclear precipice, humanity’s choices are catastrophe or transformation. This book explores the present nuclear predicament, and how to step away from the precipice and assure humanity’s future. It examines the intersections between international law and national policies; and between nuclear proliferation, nuclear terrorism and nuclear disarmament. The book offers a way out if policy makers of leading countries can summon the vision and political will to move in a new direction.  

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