Daily Archives: November 24, 2010

A Brief History of Thanksgiving As We Know It

[Note:  I would like to note at the outset that this will probably be my last note for a couple of days, as I will be on the road tomorrow celebrating Thanksgiving with my own relatives in Georgia.  Unless something … Continue reading

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A Lesson That Needs To Be Learned: Building Legitimacy From The Ground Up

What does opt-out day and intrusive pat downs at the airport have to do with a habit of failed states in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa and one of the most notorious failings of modern American diplomacy?  … Continue reading

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