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Reflections on Earth Day

Reflections on Earth Day

Sunday was a gorgeous East Tennessee spring day; it was a great day to reflect upon Earth Day. Earth Day is a worldwide event which promotes awareness of the importance of our environment and the things we do to insure its protection. We are blessed in East Tennessee with natural beauty. Instances of serious environmental … Read Article

Report from Iraqi Kurdistan – Part 2 – Kurdish Perspectives on the Middle East

Report from Iraqi Kurdistan – Part 2 – Kurdish Perspectives on the Middle East

While in Iraqi Kurdistan, I had multiple conversations with Kurdish government leaders. The primary purpose of these conversations was to advocate for improved women’s health in the region, but I also learned much about the country outside of that topic. The highlight was a meeting with Nichevan Barzani, Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan. For security … Read Article