Tag Archives: Taliban

Afghanistan: A Veteran’s Perspective

  by Michael J. Corgan I don’t consider myself a pacifist. I believe there will always be those who choose to resort to war for little or no good reason and others of us must deal with them. However, sometimes … Continue reading

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A SIMPLE, NAÏVE APPEAL
To the Taliban, ISIS, Pentagon, Kremlin, and Everyone Else

By Guest Author Tom Greening, January 2016 •Please stop killing people and destroying things they need and treasure. •Help us all work peaceably together to create good lives for everyone. •That will take a lot of effort, creativity, sacrifice, cooperation. •We can, … Continue reading

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Malala

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRh_30C8l6Y”

By guest contributor Sunanda Sharma Malala Yousafzai is known as “the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban,” and she casually includes that on the title page of her incredible book, I Am Malala. Before … Continue reading

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Travesties of justice

On August 27, 2012, the US Marine Corps announced “non-judicial administrative punishments” for several Marines videotaped urinating on three dead bodies in Afghanistan.

Such minor punishments can include … Continue reading

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