The Yemen Times

2018 December

Yemen can’t wait (and other thoughts on peace)

2018-12-23T00:30:21+00:00December 8th, 2018|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

Once I stopped riding my bike to work because I feared I’d be shot dead. It was an old blue Norco. I’d pedal it to the newsroom of the Yemen Times, in Sana’a, Yemen’s capital. This wasn’t long after the Twin Towers fell on 9/11. More so, it was just after three American medical missionaries, friends, were murdered in a hospital by

2002 June

The tools of freedom

2012-10-30T04:43:27+00:00June 1st, 2002|Categories: London Free Press, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There comes a time in the life of every person and nation to decide, in the struggle between truth and lies, if they will choose to stand on the side of good or evil -- this was the case put by English writer James Russell Lowell 150 years ago. You'd think he was writing about contemporary Yemen.