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May El-Khalil – Making peace is a marathon

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Who Is Really Paying the Price of Fighting in South Sudan?

By Luol Deng When South Sudan gained independence three years ago it was probably one of the happiest days of my life. Africa’s youngest nation – my home – was full of optimism and hope. I was there in Freedom … Continue reading

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The War on Poverty vs. Racism

By Imara Jones Citing the need to replace “despair with opportunity” 50 years ago this week President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty. His effort to roll back severe economic distress, along with a host of other Great Society … Continue reading

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Preventing South Sudan’s Inferno

By George Clooney & John Prendergast After suffering so long for independence, South Sudan faces a new civil war. What the country’s leaders and the international community can do to contain the crisis. The world’s youngest country, a mere two … Continue reading

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Yusef Komunyakaa- Prisoners

Yusef Komunyakaa writes very gritty, visually vivid poetry. I like to read him, especially when I need a reality check. “Prisoners” was written about the Vietnam War, since we are involved in two wars  this piece has a heavy resonance to today. Prisoners Usually at … Continue reading

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Michael Ware, Former CNN War Correspondent, Speaks Out On Alleged War Crime CNN Refused To Air

The tortures of war. Not just the soldiers or civilians are affected but the reporters covering it are too. Michael Ware’s coverage of the two American wars reminded me of Walter Cronkite’s coverage of the Vietnam War,  outstanding.  Gripping account and great job … Continue reading

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Raheem DeVaughn-Bulletproof

He’s one of the young brothers that’s putting the Soul back into the R&B. Listen to the words and the message of this song. It’s some POWERFUL S!*t!! “…they say tomorrow’s not promised today But today I promise if we … Continue reading

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Will Downing-The World Is a Ghetto

Great cover of the WAR song by a great balladeer. It’s appropriate for the times…

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War, the Fourth, and Struggling Americans

This commentary from Gary Hart is thoughtful and insightful. Gary Hart: War, the Fourth, and Struggling Americans.

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Shadow Elite: McChrystal, Through the Looking Glass

Informative article on Gen. McChrystal, voicing discontent with civilian authority, and the war strategy-COIN. Linda Keenan: Shadow Elite: McChrystal, Through the Looking Glass.

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