Archive for January, 2009

Good Riddance Gitmo

I am absolutely shocked at how many people seriously think the United States should not close the Guantanamo Bay detention center. It is astounding that any American would prefer to leave 245 individuals in prison despite the fact that many of them could be innocent. Kidnapping, incarcerating, and torturing individuals is a crime. Americans who [...]

Israel and Palestine Going to the Mountaintop: Oh yes you can!

On the anniversary of Martin Luther King and the eve of a historical inauguration, the bombs plummeting on Gaza finally cease. Unfortunately war in our world continues. In Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan and the Congo, fighting persists and I am sure we have not seen the last of it there or in the Middle East. While [...]

From Iraq to Afghanistan: Out of One Occupation and into Another

Posted on US The Women’s International Perspective.