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Syria’s tragedy

Today’s news from Syria demonstrates what to my probably rather limited understanding of the country, is a serious deterioration. It is also¬†disappointing, almost a betrayal of the hopes so many people had for the country. That clearly includes the Syrians themselves. Today, and over the past few weeks, the Syrian Ba’ath party regime led by … Continue reading

Don’t let your attention wander!

Osama Bin Laden, from one of his video releases in 2004. Image via Wikipedia So the Americans have caught up with Osama bin Laden. No one will grieve too much about that, even if most of the world will not have the public celebrations that started across the US. It is unlikely that the death … Continue reading