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Joseph K. Grieboski is the President and CEO of Grieboski Global Strategies (www.grieboski.com) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of THE INSTITUTE on Religion and Public Policy. In 1999 – at the age of 24 – Joe founded THE INSTITUTE on Religion and Public Policy (www.religionandpolicy.org). Twelve years and three Nobel Peace Prize nominations later, Joe has become an internally-renowned expert in security, counter-terrorism, human rights, conflict transformation, business development, and much more. As a matter of fact, in a letter to Joe in 2005, His Majesty, King Mohammed VI of Morocco referred to Joe’s work as the “foundation of a new civilization”. As a religious freedom, human rights, and international policy expert, Joe has testified before the United States Congress, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the United Nations Human Rights Council, the European Parliament and countless other legislative and international bodies. His extensive travels to every corner of the globe have allowed Joe to meet, interact with, and befriend leaders of business and industry, government, entertainment, advocacy, and other arenas, giving him one of Washington’s best and most sought after rolodexes. From confidence building programs in Darfur to post-conflict reconstruction in Kosovo, from track-three diplomacy efforts in North Korea and Iran to minority protection and reintegration in Iraq and Afghanistan, Joe has been at the forefront of the some of most crucial and sensitive issues and areas in the world. He currently serves as the Founder and Secretary-General of the Interparliamentary Conference on Human Rights and Religious Freedom; Founder and Chairman of the International Consortium on Religion, Culture, and Dialogue;member of the Board of Advisors of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation; member of the Board of Directors of the Leadership Council for Human Rights and foreign news contributor for The Cutting Edge News.

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In 1866 Mary Baker Eddy founded a new Christian tradition that has become known as Christian Science. She was deeply spiritual and advocated a spiritual approach to health and and moral issues. She devoted a significant amount of... more

This afternoon we are going to take a look at an issue that has created great tensions between religious groups in this country – sexuality. The most significant current debate centers around marriage, but there are many related issues that... more

This afternoon we will be looking at the peculiar nature of living a religious life in the 21st century through the eyes of an American Buddhist monk. Tibetan Buddhism blasted onto the world stage after the 1959 uprising against the... more

China has been a hot topic over the past decade. China's rise can both challenge and help the U.S. on many fronts including the economy, the environment, and security issues. Despite the importance of the US-China relationship, ties have... more

In April 1999 the Chinese government began its campaign to repress the rights of the Falun Gong practictioners. It began with an article written by a physicist in Tianjin that stated young people should not practice Falun Gong. Practitioners... more

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari authorized Islamic law, Shariah, in that country's Swat Valley last week opening the door to direct rule by the Taliban. The Pakistan government's surrender to Taliban leaders in the region has already... more

On March 16, 2009 the Washington, DC Department of Health issued a report showing the rate of AIDS/HIV in DC to be at 3%. The head of DC’s AIDS program stated publicly that this rate is equivalent to some West African countries such... more

President Barack Obama's first official trip overseas was not to China, the UK, or Africa, but to Turkey. This country, which sits at the crossroads of East and West, has become a focal point of international interest. Turkey is seen by some... more

In our ongoing series What is Faith?, we are exploring different religious traditions from around the world. Today we look at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormon Church. Joining us is Kim Farah, a... more

In our ongoing series What is Faith?, we are exploring different religious traditions from around the world. Today we look at Scientology and joining us is Bob Adams a spokesperson from the Church of Scientology. Scientology literally means... more

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