Tag Archives: Middle East

SED Student Helps Bring Israeli, Palestinian Youth Together

by Joel Brown Dana Dunwoody (SED’19) (above) spent part of her summer using disc games to bring Israeli and Palestinian youth together at the Ultimate Peace camp in southern Israel. Photos courtesy of Ultimate Peace. By Joel Brown Just about … Continue reading

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Will memory serve us right?

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9/11. It’s that time of year again. The amount of attention given to the events of 2001 is declining, but a few voices still exhort us: “Remember 9/11!” There are some memorable questions here: WHAT should we remember? Or perhaps, … Continue reading

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Can generals sometimes be right?

by Kathleen Malley-Morrison & Ed Agro Monday’s engagingpeace post discussed the opposition of General Dwight D. Eisenhower to the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Although it is easy to stereotype military commanders as always believing that … Continue reading

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WHOSE CHILD IS THIS?

By Anthony J. Marsella Whose Child is This?  Whose child is this?  Is this child an Iraqi . . . an Israeli . . .  a Chechnyan . . . an Afghani . . . a Kurd . . . … Continue reading

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