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Echoes of the Past: A Comparison of the Bosnia & Syria Conflict

Editors note: This was a piece I wrote back in the summer of 2012. Back then, the Syrian conflict was about a year old, and there were signs the international community might broker a legitimate resolution. 1.839 more words


Hate Speech or Free Speech on Migrants in UK Press?

Diplomat Artist Buzz: As one American born a slave & reaching to be one of the US’s great educators & scientists, George Washington Carver, stated: “Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, & hate within will eventually destroy the hater.”

Food for Thought-The Search for A Bosnian Dentist (The Second Letter)

26 April 1957
3:12 pm
Belgrade, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Dear Friend and Vaunted Colleague,

I received your letter in the morning post. The verdant glories of spring also fall fresh around my daily walks through the old city. 278 more words

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Bosnian Countryside

This is a small strip of land in Bosnia-Herzegovina that touches the Adriatic Sea. The agricultural plane was squeezed in between the mountains, making for a beautiful site on all sides.


How to travel #3: Cheer on a local sport - and give it a go yourself

Sharing the triumphs and tragedies of a sports match can instantly take you from stranger to participant to arms-around-the-shoulder-singing-loudly-crony. The heightened emotion experienced together leaps over cultural barriers and you’ll find yourself included in the celebrations or commiserations like an old chum.
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The Bosnian Luxuries: A Collection of Chapters

One of the toughest words to correctly define in the English language is “luxury.” A luxurious item for one person may not mean anything to another. 229 more words