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bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
           Visitors are welcome again in Cuba, although their freedom to move around is still limited.  When I was there during a brief thaw in relations between the U.S. and Cuba, we were allowed to explore most of the island, as long as we...
farzana-versey's picture
As though Israel isn’t already in enough trouble, it is acting like a Mom & Pop store doing charity work. Afraid that anything that looks remotely hard might work as weapons for Hamas – quite forgetting that the Palestinians in the days gone by had fought the might of Israel with barely any...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
MASADA, Israel — A parade of bejeweled camels, elaborately costumed warriors and prancing horses crossed the stage. Jerusalem had fallen to a conqueror from the east. The high priest predicted disaster and the wrath of a vengeful deity. Three hours later, with searchlights flitting across the...