Looking at God's World

Category Archives: World Affairs

Grieving over innocent victims — Malala and others

Pakistan and the world are reeling this week from the horror of a young teenager, Malala Yousufzai, being shot in the head and neck outside of her school. The Taliban has … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jordanian provides a view from the Arab world

The recent violence in the Middle East is a bit hard for many of us in America to understand. Murder, violence, and destruction because of one terribly made and terribly … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Trade, the great deterrent to war

Those who hate war should always be looking for ways to prevent it. Robert D. Kaplan, in his book Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power, points … Continue reading

July 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Looking to the Indian Ocean

My view of the world has centered upon the West — Europe joined to North America by the Atlantic Ocean. World War II and the importance of Japan and China … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

A death to be cheered, a life to sadden

When I heard of John Kennedy’s assassination, I was sitting in the corner of my third grade classroom for some unremembered offense. When I heard the space shuttle Challenger had … Continue reading

May 2, 2011 · 3 Comments

Touched by Mia

Today, I heard Mia Farrow speak at the international conference of the Public Relations Society of America. Amazing! She communicated with a mixture of facts and stories regarding the genocide … Continue reading

October 21, 2007 · Leave a comment

Good vote on a bad war

On July 12, 2007, Rep. Jeb Hensarling joined other Republicans in voting against a bill that would have set a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. I support … Continue reading

August 25, 2007 · Leave a comment