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The DMZ: Part Two

After visiting the former demilitarized zone in Vietnam in June, I spent some time with the staff of Project RENEW in Quang Tri Province. RENEW — which stands for Restoring the Environment and Neutralizing the Effects of the War — was co-founded by US Army veteran Chuck Searcy and works today on the issue of unexploded bombs in the region just south of the DMZ. 1,676 more words

Vietnam

Armageddon?

This has been in the news for a while, I read this today and felt I had something to say on it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28961080

It seems that the simmering tension between Ukraine and Russia is boiling over. 376 more words

Thoughts

Relationships, Part 44 : The First Foul: Defamation

Defamation is the first foul to look out for when you are attempting to have a constructive conversation. It often comes in the opening salvo, right when a serious discussion is initiated. 631 more words

Relationships

Fourth of July

For several years while I was a child and teenager, my Dad’s extended family and friends gathered every Fourth of July at a remote spot on Lake Greeson.  451 more words

Jesus

Why Invest in Post Conflict Countries?

“Buy when there’s blood in the streets, even if the blood is your own” - Baron Rothschild

Post-conflict countries remain off the radar for nearly all investors, the images of violence and destruction are enough to scare off most people and that is before you even consider the dislocation, lack of economic activity and disruption that conflict brings upon an economy. 910 more words

Emerging Markets

Conflict in the project workplace : A coach's perspective

High conflict levels unbearable

Conflict levels were so high at work that Paula had reached the point where she just wanted to resign her contract and leave it all behind her.  2,018 more words

Project Management