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Topic - Tara Sonenshine
A group of influential retired diplomats urged the Obama administration to move carefully in filling a key State Department post focused on growing interactive programs with the citizens of America's allies and adversaries around the world.
"We really see it as both a symbolic and substantive presence at kind of a new war and peace corner," said Tara Sonenshine, an adviser on the project. "We think peace has a place and deserves a place on the National Mall."
It will bring the subject of peacemaking to the forefront and help the institute reach everyone "from middle-schoolers all the way up to prime ministers," Miss Sonenshine said.