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Entries by Dorian de Wind from 02/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII: Patrols, Pageantry and Patriotism

| Posted 02.01.2014 | Sports

As in all recent Super Bowls, the U.S. military will be an important part of Super Bowl 48, not only in helping with security -- both in the air and on the ground -- but also by contributing to the ceremony and spectacle of the game.

Afghan Taliban Capture Coalition Military Dog

| Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

When it comes to military working dogs, these magnificent creatures perform heroic acts, are honored for them and receive awards and decorations, are given "military ranks" and eventually retire from their faithful service.

Euthanasia for Young Children?

| Posted 02.13.2014 | Impact

There are so many moral, religious, ethical, medical, emotional and legal aspects associated and entangled with it that one is certainly well advised to tread lightly and wisely when and if venturing into a discussion dealing with euthanasia.

The 'Lowlanders' Flying High in Sochi

| Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

Ice skating is so popular in the Netherlands, such an integral part of the culture -- The King of the Netherlands proposed to the Queen on ice skates -- that it should not be surprising that the Dutch are very successful in speed skating events, especially at the Winter Olympics.

Venezuela 'Unraveling?'

| Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López saying goodbye to his wife, Lilian Tintori de López, prior to his arrest yesterday in Caracas. (Pho...