by Kathleen Kirwin
March 13, 2011
AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA
Peace is not yours to give, Mr. President.
But hope is certainly yours to take away.
As I listened to a friend and colleague in Afghanistan a few days ago, the difference I discerned in his voice from previous conversations was visceral. That he unswervingly and joyfully dedicates his every thought, word and deed to advocating for peace in Afghanistan through peaceful means made his tone and tenor all the more heart-wrenching. Continue reading