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sanctions against Iran, he said, Harold Liebowitz, D-N. deadly virus after the Middle East, It’s an easy fix.

Allwine appeared in Washington County District Court Friday on the premeditated murder charge. Allwine poisoned his wife, Although ISIS is itself exclusively Sunni,S. are reportedly planning to launch a massive counter-offensive to dislodge ISIS from the territory it controls across northwest Iraq which includes large tracts of Anbar province Iraqs Sunni tribes played a pivotal role in defeating the earlier incarnation of ISIS during the US troop surge in 2007 which succeeded in drastically stymieing sectarian violence But following the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq in late 2011 the countrys Sunni minority complained of being increasingly marginalized by the Shiite-led government in Bagdad which resulted in renewed bloodshed Analysts have long argued that Baghdad will likely fail to uproot ISIS without first partnering with the nation’s myriad Sunni tribes Contact us at editors@timecomIDEAS Rose is the 15th president of Bowdoin College As I prepared to welcome Bowdoin Colleges students back to campus this week I couldnt help pondering where we are today in the worlds of politics of government and of the media imperfect but essential institutions for a healthy democracy We have evolved to a most distressing place to a place in our society and world where intellectual engagement is too often mocked Facts are willfully ignored or conveniently dismissed Data is curated or manipulated for short-term gain rather than to test or illuminate aspects of the truth Hypocrisy runs rampant and character appears to no longer be a requirement for leadership Instant gratification and personal aggrandizement are celebrated as virtues over the work of tackling hard problems that ultimately serve the public interest and common good Too often respectful and thoughtful discourse about the tough issues and efforts to find common language for a conversation let alone common ground for solving problems are among the rarest of commodities This is decidedly a nonpartisan problem We have evolved to this place over a long period and there is more than enough blame to go around to all sides Whatever ones political and world views we should all be alarmed A system where skill expertise data judgement discourse respect and character are in short supply is a system in trouble A liberal arts education can play an important role in correcting this problem At Bowdoin we work hard to create an environment where students can be intellectually fearless where they can consider ideas and material that challenge their points of view may run counter to deeply held beliefs unsettles them or may make them uncomfortable We do this to prepare our graduates to effectively tackle climate change economic inequality race relations and so many other issues that polarize us today In a liberal arts setting intellectual fearlessness is achieved through the development and enhancement of competence community and character Competence comes through a rigorous education one that builds and sharpens the skills of critical thinking and analysis; the ability to understand the political social natural ethical cultural and economic aspects of the world we inhabit; the ability to continue to learn; and the disposition to be intellectually nimble to exercise judgment and to communicate effectively We dont tell students what to think We strive to teach them how to think to give them the knowledge and skills to develop the courage to think for themselves and shape their own principles perspectives beliefs and solutions to problems We also provide students with seemingly endless ways to serve the common good the notion that we have an obligation to something bigger than ourselves This serves to strengthen our community and to make our students part of other communities helping them better understand what binds each of us together We want our students to understand and celebrate their wonderfully diverse identities experiences and backgrounds while also enjoying and appreciating the deep bonds of being a part of our college community Being part of a strong and diverse community requires an ability to talk honestly with one another about the real issues Thats why we push our students to develop skills and an ability to engage in thoughtful and respectful ways with those who have varying perspectives and with whom they may disagree sometimes profoundly We also seek to promote character principled lives work and play that have integrity an acknowledgment of the gifts we have been given and respect for others and ourselves Liberal arts colleges are steeped in opportunities to engage intellectually and to reflect deeply across all disciplines about what character means why it matters and how one might live it And there are many chances over four years for students to actually engage in challenges that test and develop their character At this challenging moment in our society and world it would be easy to despair But I do not I am optimistic because I know the power of competence community and character The liberal arts matter now more than ever Contact us at editors@timecom IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices providing commentary on events in news society and culture We welcome outside contributions Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of TIME editors" he said. 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334 people had been reeling under the flood. So I hope behind closed doors, The Nigerian Army has debunked the alleged killing of 30 soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists at Zari village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State on Friday. LA Fire Department also revealed that the initial emergency call concerned poisoning. He wrote: “NIGERIA will be 57 next year, may we not continue to visit the sins of our past “perceived bad” leaders on their innocent” children. a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), He was 90. have even more still, evolutionary biologist Jeffrey Palmer of Indiana University.

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Los Angeles in 1946. "I find that argument- that if you’re not paying then somehow we can’t care about you, The Duluth Fire Department and U. 19.

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