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

Abbey Gate, Kabul, Afghanistan

Abbey Gate

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World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

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Double Rainbow in Hawaii

Is It Really About the Rainbow?

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New Border Initiative

New Border Initiative

12 June 2023 ~After three years of rights violations, the…

Mass shootings in America - Emanuel AME Church

Mass Shootings in America

14 April 2023 ~ If it seems that every day…

The Iranian Government Has a Problem - Iranian Schoolgirls Poisoning

The Iranian Government Has a Problem

31 March 2023 ~ The Iranian government has a problem:…