Category Archives: International Affairs

On the recent flare up in Gaza

I understand part of the reason why Israel acts and reacts the way they do to the threats to their country.¬†Far be it for me to tell one of the most militarily-successful nations in the modern era what to do, … Continue reading

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The taste of freedom

“Freedom of speech, the right to own land, and a good education are among the things this man is fighting for. He believes democracy is the solution.” – Arab unrest: 5 eyewitnesses to history, CNN This leapt out to me … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Egypt and (the rebirth of) Freedom

First, the obligatory “Where were you when it happened” part: “Where” was here, at the house in Manila. It was one of those days – not a bad one, but not really a good one, either – and I just … Continue reading

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