A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of war.

Video playlists about War

War stories

14 talks • 3h 43m
We need to talk about war. These powerful, crucial talks come from soldiers, politicians, journalists and others who've seen the reality of war firsthand.

The road to peace

10 talks • 2h 24m
Peace. It's humanity's eternal, elusive dream. These speakers offer inspired ideas, practical advice and real-world examples from around the globe of how it just might be attainable.

Talks on remembering those we've lost

7 talks • 55:53
The pain of personal loss, war and conflict is universal. These speakers share large and small ways to remember those lost even long after they're gone.

Refugees welcome

11 talks • 2h 49m
Not since World War II have so many people been forcibly displaced by war and persecution. Talks on why it's important to help refugees thrive, and personal stories of starting over.
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Exclusive articles about War

The new cool war

In the Internet era, conflict is constant, invisible and deadlier than ever. No longer is the country with the biggest army or most missiles the most powerful — instead, those w...

My life in Syria

Syrian national Mahmoud Al Moufti on living in a country at war. The world is going crazy, as it has been since the beginning. As a Syrian who is still living — so far — in Dama...
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TED Books


by Brett Van Ort
Photojournalist Brett Van Ort blends images of deceptively innocent landscapes, land mines, and prosthetic limbs to illustrate the remnant threats of war that linger in times of peace.
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