Bringing Fresh Eyes to Foreign Policy

ImageThe funny thing about moving back home after living abroad for years is that nothing ever feels quite the same. What was once home now feels foreign. Your old haunts and old friends are now strangely unfamiliar; leaving you wondering if the home you remember is simply an elaborate story you dreamt up over the years. In grasping for the familiar, you find yourself questioning what you once took for granted and hoping to discover how exactly it all changed while you were gone. Read more….

Samantha Power: Leading on Atrocity Prevention (The Mantle)

Bombed_out_vehicles_AleppoIt was barely over a month ago that newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power gave her first public address as Ambassador. She chose to do so at the Invisible Children Fourth Estate Leadership Summit, speaking to young activists. Power gave an impassioned address to the young crowd, calling on their new breed of activism.

“…we need your positive moral vision more than ever.

We need your vision of justice to win over those who fear it.

We need your vision of freedom to overwhelm those who rely on repression.

We need your vision of equality and tolerance to overcome those who propagate division and terror.

And we need you to act so that that vision – your vision – prevails.” <Read more…>