Monthly Archives: August 2021

Mission Accomplished

  Right around midnight (local time) this morning, the last C-17 flight took off from the Kabul airport in Afghanistan taking with it the remaining US military troops, ending the American longest war. The rescue mission of the last 18 … Continue reading

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On Eve Of Final Afghanistan Troop Withdraw

  Less than 24 hours to the US withdraw deadline from Afghanistan, the lives of the Afghan people and any foreign nationals there would be left in the hands of Taliban after the 31 August deadline (tomorrow). What will happen … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Aug 2021

Although the September 11 attacks on America was 20 years ago, what happened at the Kabul airport this week tells us that terrorists still at large. Whether they are abroad or domestic, we can’t completely root them out.  Evil people … Continue reading

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Counter-Terrorism

  The crisis in Kabul, Afghanistan has evolved into a familiar one – terrorism. One suicide bomber took away the lives of 13 US troops and 170 Afghan people.  Even though the US retaliated today with a  drone strike killing … Continue reading

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A Badge Of Competency

  I watched a briefing by the White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki today. And if you haven’t seen one, I highly recommend to check it out.  Sec. Psaki was impressive in her role as the spokesperson for the President … Continue reading

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Kabul Airport Attacked

The situation in Afghanistan is intensifying.  Not only time is running short for the US to airlift the Americans and allies out, the ISIS terrorist network attacked the airport today with suicide bombers.  Making the challenging operation even more difficult. … Continue reading

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Emotional Truth In Action

  Emotional truth is subjective, personal, and deeply rooted.  A good example is President Biden’s decision to pull out American troops from the Afghanistan. Mr. Biden never believed sending in more troops was the solution. Now, we are witnessing his … Continue reading

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Principled Versus Popular

  What does it mean: Principled vs. popular? A principled person follows his or her moral standards, and a popular person follows most other people’s tastes. Why does it matter?  The difference can be night and day. President Biden has … Continue reading

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On Finding Balance

  There is drought and there is flood.  Both involves water but in extremes. The peaks and valleys are not so different from anger and fear in our basic emotions. And these extremes can cause tremendous stresses even when one … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 Aug 2021

This week, Americans took a pause on the wildfires, hurricanes, and extreme heats and turned their attention to another crisis – a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.  A country 7,000 miles away is falling into chaos because the US is pulling … Continue reading

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