Journal, February 21-23, 2017

My friend Sarah Ahmed, an Iraqi dentist from Baghdad who is deeply engaged in helping the people of her country,  was interviewed for a an article on World Watch Monitor. She said “Cleaning up towns freed from ISIS erases their crimes.” .     She suggested that the damage done to people’s lives and communities be documented before the cleanup begins.    I […]

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Journal February 20, 2017

Vitaly Churkin died at the UN this morning.    Listened to the obituaries for a while.   He was a man who knew diplomacy.    Susan Rice and Samantha Power sent their messages off condolence.   Power said she was ‘devastated’.   Imagine!   This is the same shrew who refused to attend the emergency meeting of the Security Council that Churkin called last fall after […]

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