David Cortright has been involved in peace-related issues since enlisting in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He teaches Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame and has published 16 books. He has advised agencies of the United Nations, the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, the International Peace Academy, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Books by David Cortright
Interviews with David Cortright
David Cortright, Notre Dame peace studies expert, identifies and rejects one of the myths about non-violent action: that it only works in liberal democracies. He outlines that non-violent protests can achieve their aims, that terrorism can only cease through negotiation, and that wars rarely have winners.