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The Saddest Place: Beslan Plus 9

Nine years ago the siege of School Number 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia ended in disastrous circumstances with 336 people killed, almost two hundred of them children. The mundane ramshackle ruins of the gutted school buildings are deeply affecting reminders … Continue reading

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Obama’s Freudian Slip: Georgia (Not) On My Mind

The Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili is in Washington DC these days, meeting with President Obama at the White House on Monday, talking yesterday at the World Bank, and tomorrow at Georgetown which I plan to attend. A funny thing happened … Continue reading

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