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Mar 29, 2022, 11:53 PM
Yes, Russia Can Be Kicked Out of the UN
Since Russia invaded Ukraine, last month, many are asking how it can remain a member state of the United Nations, whose Charter (Article 2, Section 3) requires that “all Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat...
Mar 21, 2022, 5:28 AM
An Emerging Plan For Peace in Ukraine
We've all watched in horror, as the unnecessary war in Ukraine unfolds. The humanitarian crisis has grown daily, as Ukrainian civilians- men, women, and children- are caught in the path of destruction caused by Russian missiles, bombs and artillery. ...
Mar 17, 2022, 4:34 AM
Is Zelenskyy Today’s Judah Maccabee?
President Zelenskyy of Ukraine has been compared to Winston Churchill and King David, but should we now also compare him to Judah Maccabee? Recent reports claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin is recruiting Syrians to fight in Ukraine. Apparently, he...
Oct 14, 2019, 6:16 AM
Betraying the Kurds endangers America
An open letter to President Donald J. Trump: Dear President Trump, While speaking to attendees at a recent political rally in Minneapolis, you told Americans to “take a victory lap” in justification of your decision to pull back U.S. troops from...
Aug 2, 2016, 11:17 AM
Turkish Coup or Crackdown on Democracy?
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is reported to once have said “that democracy, for him, is like a bus ride… ‘Once I get to my stop, I’m getting off.” Once seen as a kind of democratic reformer, Erdogan has...
Dec 10, 2015, 7:24 AM
Hanukkah Celebrates Freedom of Belief
Today, our world is terrorized by those who refuse to accept diversity and the beliefs of others, as being equal to their own. ISIS slaughters Christians, Yazidis, Shia Muslims and anyone else who doesn't convert and conform to their...
Nov 6, 2015, 8:10 AM
Rubio’s Novel Approach
In my new novel, True Identity, I portray the fictional President Sandoval as a leader who passionately defends human rights and the protection of minority groups around the world. He is motivated by personal experience, as the son of Cuban...
Sep 25, 2015, 9:21 AM
No Pope? What if Rome had become Jewish?
This week, Pope Francis is making his first visit to the United States. He is treated with a unique respect unlike any other world leader. But what if there was no Papacy? What if there was no Pope? Most of...
Aug 14, 2015, 10:42 AM
Shabbat: A Spiritual Staycation
JewishNomad.com is all about Jewish travel. But what if you can't get away? What if your finances, work schedule, or family's needs keep you from going too far? Then why not staycation? Readers Digest defines a staycation as "a way...
May 2, 2015, 8:39 PM
America, Israel Should Support Turkey’s Peoples’ Democratic Party
For many, the Arab Spring held the promise of bringing democracy and freedom to the Middle East. From Tunisia to Iran, we saw protestors take to the street and, in many cases, dictators fell. In Syria and Libya, civil...
Samuel Griswold is a long-time student of history and world affairs. He uses this knowledge in his writing of historical novels, such as True Identity, and as the publisher and journalist of FightingFascism.substack.com.