When it comes to their own, bliss-filled circles, many yogis feel right at home. Bring a foreign element to the door however, and you'll see that often, this sanctuary is then revealed as the dogma-house it really is.
This week, the Government Accountability Office released a stunning new report detailing significant barriers that many female veterans face in accessing health care at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Don't be surprised if the spike in violence that came in advance of Iraqi Day of National Sovereignty continues. And don't be surprised if here at home, the right-wing goes on the attack with its favorite weapon, fear.
We need to stay engaged in Afghanistan, but we need a radically different strategy that emphasizes quality of life for the Afghan people, regional diplomacy, and for God's sake, a reduction of boots on the ground.