Category Archives: Palestine

The Middle-East Conundrum

It seems to me…. “If we’ve learned anything from 15 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, it’s that local people and nations have to secure their own communities. We can help them, and we should, but we cannot substitute … Continue reading

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The Hired Hessians

It seems to me…. “We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values … Continue reading

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Tolerance/Intolerance

It seems to me… “Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.” ~ Voltaire. Starting over three hundred years ago, treatment of the Native … Continue reading

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Arab-Israeli Conflict Resolution

It seems to me… “Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us.”  ~ Golda Meir, 1957. The Arab/Israel conflict has been a major impediment to peace in the Middle East since Israel’s creation … Continue reading

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