On Christmas Day I was invited to dinner at the Project Hope Community in Dorchester, Massachusetts. One of the guests was an American woman who has spent the past 30 years working in the Middle East as a medical missionary. Most of this time was spent in Cairo and Suez.
The conversation about changing attitudes in the Arab world left me again questioning our intervention in Iraq. She pointed
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A father and son surveying their Lower 9th Ward house on the first day they could return to the neighborhood since the flooding. After visiting this past weekend I believe some kind of "Marshall Plan" will be needed to rebuild this and other devastated neighborhoods in New Orleans. Photo courtesy of NOLA.com
The barge that broke through the levee wall at the Industrial Canal still lies in a Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood. There is growing frustration over the fact that this area has been totally ignored since the floods. Photo courtesy of NOLA.com.