Georgie Anne Geyer

Georgie Anne Geyer by Georgie Anne Geyer

August 11, 2014

Water Is an Old Weapon in Iraqi Desert Warfare

WASHINGTON -- The news last week that the Islamic State, the formidable terrorist group marching across northern Iraq sowing horror wherever it goes, has now almost certainly taken the huge Mosul Dam opens another chapter in that organization's dark story. It would seem obvious, at first, that such... continue

August 07, 2014

Women May Yet Rule the World

WASHINGTON -- The newspapers have been publishing sobering reminiscences of World War I, where the German word "Vaterland," meaning "fatherland," comes up often. It is not a word we focus on after the horrors of two world wars. But one could not help but notice during this... continue

August 04, 2014

Gaza and Israel -- a Miserable Merry-Go-Round

WASHINGTON -- If you have come to think of the Middle East war as a repetitious rain of rockets fired on Israel, then Israeli artillery ravaging Gaza, followed by more rockets bouncing off the "Iron Dome" and more Israeli bombs hitting Gazan institutions, you can hardly be blamed these days. That's... continue

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