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  Posts on Jul 25, 2014
Gaza Crisis (Luciano Dondero, Italy, 07/25/14 11:43 pm) My good friend Eugenio Battaglia wrote on 25 July: "I believe that if after 1967 (I was at Mina Saud at that time) Israel (and the US) had started a wise policy toward the Palestinians, rel ... more

A Visit to the Oskar Schindler Factory (John Eipper, USA, 07/25/14 11:22 pm) Yesterday we spent the afternoon at Oskar Schindler's Enamel Works Factory, which since 2010 has been a branch of Krakow's Historical Museum.  Built in 1937 by Jewish industrialists ... more

KAL-007 (Randy Black, USA, 07/25/14 7:00 pm) In his post of 25 July, Bienvenido Macario discussed various scenarios pertaining to the shoot downs of commercial aircraft. But when he delved into the Soviet shoot down of KAL-007 on ... more

Politics and the Baha`i (Robert Whealey, USA, 07/25/14 1:22 pm) I have learned from Vincent Littrell (25 July) for the first time what it means to be a Baha'i. Like the Jehovah's Witnesses and the Amish, they do not vote. The Quakers, Mennonites and some ... more

Ukraine in NATO? (Bienvenido Macario, USA, 07/25/14 1:21 am) When commenting on Eugenio Battaglia's post of 22 July, JE wrote: "As John Heelan pointed out a couple days ago, shoot-downs of civilian aircraft have rarely (if ever) led to military repris ... more

Netanyahu`s War (John Heelan, UK, 07/25/14 1:12 am) JE commented on 25 July: "Another point Randy Black and Massoud Malek agree upon: Hamas is winning the PR war. How can Mr Netanyahu allow this to happen?" The simple answer is that ... more

  Posts on Jul 24, 2014
Netanyahu`s War (Massoud Malek, USA, 07/24/14 11:34 pm) As a friend of both the Israeli and Palestinian people, I have never been a fan of Benjamin Netanyahu, a warmonger with a loose trigger who deplores peace. He is disliked by most Western leaders. Eve ... more

Gaza Crisis (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 07/24/14 10:58 pm) My thanks to John E for his comments to the post of Randy Black (24 July). If we are going to exalt the 1944 uprising in Warsaw, we should do the same for the uprising in that huge concentration ... more

Politics and the Baha`i (Vincent Littrell, USA, 07/24/14 10:14 pm) In June 2012, at the end of my post attempting to address a small number of Baha'i issues to include the requirement for Baha'is to not participate in factional politics, John Eipper commented ... more

Secrets to Wedded Bliss (Robert Whealey, USA, 07/24/14 3:21 pm) Back on July 13th, John E asked how Lois and I maintain a happy marriage after 60 years. In our case the answer is complex. 1. We both had a BA in history in January 1954 when we met in Ann Arbo ... more

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Founded in 1965 at Stanford University by Prof. Ronald Hilton (1911-2007), WAIS is a political, economic, and religious discussion forum moderated by John Eipper, Adrian College. Contributing members include historians, journalists, military professionals, scientists, and business leaders from around the world.