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Terror at Kenyan mall

In a horrific attack on the upscale Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Somalia-based Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab killed at least 68 men, women and children. The group claimed this atrocity was a reprisal for Kenyan troops being in Somalia. Continue reading

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State of the U.S. wars

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Editorial State of the U.S. wars The opening of Barack Obama’s second term made it clear that, despite all talk of ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is … Continue reading

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Kenya in Somalia

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Kenya in Somalia by Gerry Emmett Reportedly backed by French and U.S. air strikes, Kenyan troops entered south Somalia to attack positions of the Islamist al-Shabaab militia which controls much of … Continue reading

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Wangari Maathai

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Wangari Maathai “By planting trees, my colleagues in this grassroots movement and I planted ideas. The ideas, like the trees, grew.” —Wangari Maathai (1940-2011) Dr. Wangari Maathai never forgot the power … Continue reading

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Somalia famine, climate and capitalism

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Somalia famine, climate and capitalism The famine in the Horn of Africa is finally getting attention, though it has been years in the making, now that shocking pictures of starving … Continue reading

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