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Week In review – 5 Sep 2021

The saying that Time waits for no one was applicable to this week’s US troop withdraw from Afghanistan. Even though that not everyone wants to leave Afghanistan can do so, the official line was every American citizen and Afghan ally … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Government Scorecards

  The fall of the Afghanistan government this week led me to feel for the Afghan people.  They would probably give their government a big ‘F’ for standing up against the Taliban.  Particularly, when the President Ghani fled the country. … Continue reading

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Avoidable Crises?

  Our world feels like it’s on fire. Covid-19 infection is killing our nurses, or at least driving them away. Wildfires are burning out of control, not only here but also abroad. And the turmoil in Afghanistan? Yes, crises seem … Continue reading

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Good Bye Tokyo 2020 Olympics

  The Tokyo Summer Olympics is over.  Many involved in its planning/organizing/execution are probably glad that is the case. In hindsight this has been an Olympics like no others in history given the Coronavirus pandemic. I am, however,  sad to … Continue reading

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