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Good Morning, Vietnam


If ever there were a posterchild for economic recovery after devastation, it is Vietnam.

In the last decades since the end of the brutal 20-year war that led to the destruction of more than half the country’s fertile rice paddies and agricultural land (and one-seventh of its total territory), and resulted in the deaths of more than 3 million of its citizens, the Southeast Asian nation has transformed itself from a once-impoverished, socialist subsistence farming society into a thriving commercial success story. 460 more words


Why Jerusalem can make or break peace between Israelis and Palestinians

How President Trump’s Jerusalem announcement upsets the status quo.

Both Israelis and Palestinians consider Jerusalem as their rightful capital. Jerusalem is home to important holy sites for all the Abrahamic religions, and so it has become a critical bargaining chip in the ongoing discussion between Israelis and Palestinians. 86 more words

Donald Trump

It's a no brainer: the embassies should be in Jerusalem.

I saw this one on the NZ Conservative Coalition. Jerusalem is the declared capital of Israel and is where all it’s government entities pretty much are. 131 more words

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