Category Archives: War & Peace

On Veteran’s Day

I served in the US Navy, but I can’t say that am a “veteran.” I was lucky to have served between wars: the Korean “Conflict” and the Vietnam War. At age seventeen, I was one of those youths who entered … Continue reading

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A 100-Year Lust for Petroleum Brings the Middle East to the Brink of a Water Crisis

The title of this article is my construction from what I learned, yesterday, at a valuable presentation of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), augmented by some other history and writings from this part of the world. The title … Continue reading

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