In the Spring of 2006, I accompanied Professor Mohammed Dajani on a tour of the Caucasus--Baku, Tblisi, and Yerevan. In each city, we met with student leaders, with academics, with politicians and civil servants, and with the media. Dr. Dajani spoke about his paradigm for peace-making: "Big Dreams and Small Hopes." He focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict. Our hope: that the Armenians, Azerbaijanis, and Georgians would apply this model as a way of overcoming their own conflicts.
Here's a little piece--an old one, from 2007--that I wrote about that trip, a trip I will not forget: