In the field of conflict resolution, we know of great accomplishments by great statesmen, like Henry Kissinger. Great statesmen have saved the world from many serious conflagrations and extreme tensions. They are like super heroes in the service of humankind. They have the skills to bring parties in conflict to the table, and with compassionate understanding they can help them find common ground and agree to common goals. These great statesmen have the public confidence to negotiate with authority.
About the author: Jasbir Singh Sethi is a trustee of the Sikh Foundation, in Palo Also, California.
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