from “Why Afghanistan?”
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By Sam Smith
Last Saturday I spent eight hours with three dozen other people in a basement conference room of a Washington hotel engaged in an extraordinary exercise of mind and hope.
The topic was, by itself, depressingly familiar: building an anti-war coalition. What made it so strikingly different was the nature of those at the table. They included progressives, conservatives, traditional liberals and libertarians. Some reached back to the Reagan years or to 1960s activism, some – including an SDS leader from the University of Maryland and several Young Americans for Liberty – were still in college. (more…)
Views and debate relating to “The Last Lost Empire” with Ismail Rifaat
In the first place, I wish to congratulate Professor Becker on completing a monumental task. Ted and I have corresponded and exchanged views for roughly a decade now. I sympathize with, and endorse his views. I committed to blog under the above heading, and would like to express the following thoughts in the way of initiating blogging. (more…)