Posts tagged War

Remembering Diplomats on Memorial Day

Remembering Diplomats on Memorial Day
“Remembering the Diplomats on Memorial Day,” a piece I wrote last year. This is dedicated to the Foreign Service officers we lost in the past year – Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, and Anne Smedinghoff. This year, please remember the diplomats and all civilians who serve their country on the front lines of freedom. 13.752222 [...]

Real Dreams Featured in the Foreign S...

The Foreign Service Journal has featured my book Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories in its annual “In Their Own Write” compilation of books published by Foreign Service-affiliated authors in 2012. The Foreign Service Journal writes of Real Dreams (p. 49): Mike Edwards wrote these 15 short stories over a period of 30 years, beginning i [...]

Remembering the Diplomats on Memorial...

Every year on Memorial Day, American flags are flown to honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces who died or were wounded in the line of duty. Their service is noble, and I appreciate that our country publicly acknowledges their sacrifices. Scant attention, however, is paid to the civilians who serve courageously in the line of fire. Diplomats [...]