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North Africa Terrain

Over the past week I finally got around to finishing off some North Africa terrain for Flames of War. I also painted up a couple more Panzer IIIs that I had laying around. 567 more words

Terrain

This Tunisian Wants His Nation to Know Its Torturers

TUNIS, Tunisia — Fifty years ago, Gilbert Naccache was a Tunisian political activist caught up in the social upheaval of the 1960s. He was a member of… 1,957 more words

Human Rights

It's A Small World, After All

Growing up, the world seemed like a such a vast place, and I wanted to visit every corner of it. I also had no idea how to make it happen.   485 more words

Algiers

Sahrawis' choice: subjugation or exile in Western Sahara | Middle East Eye

This is a subject that is dear to my heart…….when I was working in the region I got to visit Western Sahara and fell in love with the area….the people have been crapped on by the world but mostly by Morocco…….the US has done little to nothing to help these people get what they desire…..THEIR FREEDOM. 191 more words

International Situations

Convenience of Prayer

Lately, I’ve been invited by some friends to dance at a church in La Mesa, and I’ve been welcoming their invitation to worship. This past Sunday after church, Corrie and I were coming out of a 7-11 convenience store, laughing (as usual). 403 more words

God

summer

Summer started off really great. As my I-have-to-leave-the-country-every-90 days trip, I decided to go to Tunisia to visit a friend who served as a Peace Corps Volunteer here in Morocco. 313 more words

Loyal Creatures by Morris Gleitzman

Loyal Creatures  is Morris Gleitzman’s contribution to this year’s First World War collection.  Not surprisingly, perhaps, it features an Australian protagonist.  It is set not in Gallipoli nor on the Western Front, however, but in Palestine and North Africa where Frank, an underage volunteer, is sent as part of the Australian Light Horse.  34 more words

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