Category Archives: War

Conversation With An Iraqi Barista

 I enjoy learning about things from an academic perspective. However, I have found that simply speaking and interacting with people on a human level greatly enhances my understanding. In this brief note I will share one of these experiences. It was October 2010. I was out grocery shopping and felt a craving for a mocha […]

Promised Lands, Chosen People

“Joshua fit the battle of Jericho, Jericho, Jericho, Joshua fit the battle of Jericho and the walls came tumbling down!”- Negro Spiritual Earlier this month, I took part in an exchange that truly shook me. It all started with an update on my FB page. I have individuals of various beliefs and political parties on […]