Understanding Sept 11, 2001

World Trade Center Twin Towers in flames in NYC The New York Times produced a story today that shared how students from 12 countries around the world were taught about the catastrophic events that occurred 20 years ago. It's very interesting to read what, if anything, is taught about the events of that day. Most … Continue reading Understanding Sept 11, 2001

US leaving “Graveyard of Empires.”

Lesleigh Coyer in front of the grave of her brother, Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Coyer, at Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery in March 2013. He died of complications from an injury sustained in Afghanistan. Afghanistan has been called the "graveyard of Empires." The British tried to take over the country twice and failed. The Russians also … Continue reading US leaving “Graveyard of Empires.”