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Starting Over

The land that he
broke his back on
chopping fire wood,
became a graveyard
for wrecked cars,
burning tires soot.
He gave it all.
His heart was in a place, 98 more words


Jonathan Commissions The First Ever Military Radio in West Africa

President Goodluck Jonathan has commissioned the first ever military radio in West Africa which, he said, will mark a turning point in the way the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency (CT COIN) operations in the country are reported. 125 more words


Thinking Aloud: "Yemen's Crisis"

May 22, 2015 by Darius 

As fighting continues in Yemen, the humanitarian situation grows ever more dire.  Yesterday, I saw Cédric Schweizer of the International Committee for the Red Cross discuss Yemen’s humanitarian crisis with Jon Alterman and his colleagues Steve Morrison and Kimberley Flowers of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. 573 more words

Thinking Aloud

News You Really Need To See: "The Art of Avoiding War"

“The Art of Avoiding War”

The Atlantic, June 2015, pp.32-33


“The Scythians were nomadic horsemen who dominated a vast realm of the Pontic steppe north of the Black Sea, in present-day Ukraine and southern Russia, from the seventh century to the third century b.c.   333 more words

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The Holiday is Coming

We celebrate Memorial Day on Monday here in the United States. I am going to barbecue. We’re usually with family because it is a day to remember all those who served or are serving in the military. 20 more words

A Long Pause

hi, friends.

As you know (or maybe you haven’t even noticed), it’s been quite a few weeks since my last post. The past month has been especially difficult. 630 more words