I forgot to mention, unbelievably, that I saw a report that two US military nurses were in an armed attack in Afghanistan. Unfortunately one has died. I do not have permission to release names ( the families know by now) but am saddened by this report.
While my blog tends to be academic and long-winded, my heart and soul recognizes the human aspects of what we are engaged in. Sinews, bones and blood, tears and sweat. Us, the Iraqis, the Afghans, our coalition partners, and even Hamas, Hezbollah, and what's left of the FARC.
We each strive to create a world of our imagining and in doing so we create a world we cannot imagine.
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