Posts tagged politics

Remembering the Falklands

The news story about British sailors captured by Iran reminds me of a crisis between Great Britain and another nation that occurred 25 years ago.  25 years ago today, on April 2, 1982, the Falklands War began when the Argentine military occupied the Falklands Islands (Islas Malvinas) in the southern Atlantic Ocean (it was not officially a wa [...]

Thinking of Jeddah

I was going to write today about my personal computer woes, but the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Jeddah today dampened my enthusiasm. Problems I thought were big seem so trivial compared to what happened. No matter where your opinion falls on political issues, you probably agree that this incident was very tragic. I worry for my [...]