Tag Archives: Vietnam

The Refugee/Immigration Dilemma

It seems to me…. “But then I came to the conclusion that no, while there may be an immigration problem, it isn’t really a serious problem. The really serious problem is assimilation.” ~ Samuel P. Huntington[1]. Politicians frequently intentionally fail … Continue reading

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Evaluating The Turbulent 60s

It seems to me… “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed individuals can change the world, indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Meade. The so-called turbulent ‘60s are largely viewed by many as a … Continue reading

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Resolving National Conflicts

It seems to me… “Geography is destiny.” ~ Abraham Verghese (Cutting for Stone). While the major world powers believe they have the prerogative to arbitrarily change national borders or create nations without objection from those living in the areas affected; … Continue reading

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The U.S. Role In A Changing World

It seems to me… “It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts.”  ~ Bill Vaughan, journalist … Continue reading

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