Mapping the Violent End of an Era

  The Rand MacNally era of the Middle East has ended. That is an historically heavily loaded and brilliant statement.  Simple, but powerful in that it provides a context for understanding the Middle East today.  There is much more than just this, but it helpful to understand. Many of the current borders of the Middle…

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International Crisis Group

I read about conflict quite a bit.  The only way to remain sane is to include sources that help to provide solutions, not just reports, blame, and criticism. The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. Contents1 The Crisis Group in the field – video2 Links3 Crisis Group…

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November 22 remembered

20 November 1962 President Kennedy points to a reporter at a news conference. Creator: Photograph by Abbie Rowe, National Park Service, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Copyright:Public Domain Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy aboard the PT-109 in the South Pacific, 1943. Photograph in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum,…

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