Reasons to Talk To North Korea–Aggregated from the New York Times

Thought this was pretty important/interesting. As officials in charge of American policy toward North Korea during the Clinton and Obama administrations, we met last month in Europe with senior representatives of the North Korean government to discuss relations between our countries. We believe that the current impasse, which only buys time for North Korea … Continue reading

Wrapping Injustice with A Bow–Zeitoun

The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina isn’t as visible eight years later. The photos and stories of that tragic hurricane are for the history books now. The constant news cycle that spit out images left and right of victims on rooftops and charity programs dedicated to the relief aren’t in our headlines. Many faces, many personal … Continue reading


After last week’s struggle, came this week’s breakthrough. Well, perhaps “breakthrough” is a bit strong. But I did  learn a new term: 1.5 The term 1.5 is used to describe immigrants who moved to the United States when their young, they are in between first and second generations and may operate in the middle space … Continue reading