Thinking Out Loud

Welcome to Thinking Out Loud! This is the place to discuss the issues. I look forward to sharing my thoughts here… about what’s happening around the globe – human struggles, politics, international humanitarian law, policy issues… and some random and casual thoughts… we might even talk music and sports. I invite you to share your thoughts, concerns, and suggestions in the comment section below each post. I look forward to reading your comments and replying to (some of) them. I hope you will come back each week and let’s keep the conversation going!
With gratitude… Lara
#ThinkingOutLoud

International Criminal Court OTP ICC seeks arrest warrants

ICC Seeking Arrest Warrants

~ 23 May 2024 ~The International Criminal Court (ICC) is…

Kwibuka in Rwanda is a period of 100 days remembering the lives lost during the 1994 genocide.

Kwibuka Rwanda

~ 11 April 2024 ~Every year in Rwanda, 7 April…

A Ceasefire in Gaza

A Ceasefire in Gaza

~ 23 February 2024 ~The United States has vetoed another…

Map of the Middle East showing the threat of regional conflict

Threat of Regional Conflict

~ 29 January 2024 ~Yemen has been locked in a…

Damage in Gaza Strip October 2023, airstrike on an apartment building

You Cannot Bomb Your Way to Peace

~ 18 January 2024 ~ Peace is a call to…

Giving Tuesday – Give to Make a Difference

Giving Tuesday – Give to Make a Difference

~ 28 November 2023 ~Giving Tuesday is not just a…