Burt Berlowe is an award-winning author and journalist, as well as a peace educator and activist, in Minneapolis, Minn. He specializes in publishing the stories of “compassionate rebels” — everyday heroes involved in social change. He has authored seven books, including, most recently, The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World.
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Sunday, April 07, 2013
From ‘Shock and Awe’ to ‘Mission Accomplished’ — The Journey of an Iraqi-American Peacemaker
It was ten years ago this spring that “shock and awe” and “mission accomplished” entered the lexicon of American war-talk. On March 20, 2003, “shock and awe” became words used to describe the opening explosions of the U.S. war in Iraq. Just a few weeks later, on May Day of that year, President George W.