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BOOK REVIEW - THE FALL AND RISE OF TYLER JOHNSON

The Fall and Rise of Tyler Johnson – Based on the journals and actual events of a young man turned fugitive By Patrice Johnson

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Don't Cut Funding for Fulbright

I am spending part of this Memorial Day writing to my federal reps: Washington State Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantrell; Representative Denny Heck.

I am asking them to protect the budget for the Fulbright program, intimating also in my letter that the budgets of many other worthy programs should be maintained (or even increased) going forward. 460 more words

Some Military Caregivers Lose Benefits While Rolls Grow

A report broadcast this week by National Public Radio’s Quil Lawrence found that certain VA centers were dropping caregivers of severely wounded Post 9/11 veterans from a VA support program. 259 more words

Military Families

Why everyone should watch 'The Battle of Algiers'

In a September 2003 article in the New York Times titled “What does the Pentagon see in ‘Battle of Algiers’?”, Michael Kaufman wrote: “challenged by terrorist tactics and guerrilla warfare in Iraq, the Pentagon held a screening of ” … “As the flier inviting guests to the Pentagon screening declared: “How to win a battle against terrorism and lose the war of ideas. 1,215 more words

The Truth About TORTURE: And the Post-9/11 Moral Quagmire...

Torture exists. It goes on in the world. We all know that.
30 years after the UN Convention Against Torture established measures to eradicate the practice, it is in fact still going on in at least 141 countries; including countries that are… 2,614 more words
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The Anxiety of Urban Destruction During the Cold War and Post-9/11 America

In “Disaster and Decentralization: American Cities and the Cold War”, Matthew Farish discusses the relationship between the suburbs and the city during the Cold War, and how the atomic bomb was largely responsible for this relationship. 302 more words