REFLECTION: No one should be hungry during the Christmas season

by Tony Magliano In early December, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) stopped feeding 1.7 million Syrian refugees. For two weeks these poor, battered fellow human beings who had fled the misery of civil war, and the barbarism of the “Islamic State,” were told there is no money available for food – children, women … Continue reading REFLECTION: No one should be hungry during the Christmas season

REFLECTION: Making bad situations worse in the Middle East

by Tony MaglianoThe heart wrenching tragedies throughout the Middle East are not the United States’ fault, that is, at least not entirely.The fact that many Sunni Muslims and Shiite Muslims distrust each other, that the Allies established artificial national boundaries to suite their interests after World War I, and that ruthless dictators past and present … Continue reading REFLECTION: Making bad situations worse in the Middle East