Skip to comments.Reporter Lara Logan brings ominous news from Middle East
Posted on 10/08/2012 5:55:43 AM PDT by listenhillary
This was no ordinary rubber chicken affair. That was my reaction to the extraordinary keynoter at Tuesdays Better Government Association annual luncheon.
Lara Logan, a correspondent for CBS 60 Minutes, delivered a provocative speech to about 1,100 influentials from government, politics, media, and the legal and corporate arenas. Such downtown gatherings are a regular on Chicagos networking circuit. (I am a member of the BGAs Civic Leadership Committee, and the Chicago Sun-Times was a sponsor).
Her ominous and frightening message was gleaned from years of covering our wars in the Middle East. She arrived in Chicago on the heels of her Sept. 30 report, The Longest War. It examined the Afghanistan conflict and exposed the perils that still confront America, 11 years after 9/11.
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You are incorrect. However, you are right in stating that to some people, no crime is too heinous.
@ post 49
Great point. The problem with modern liberalism is that doctrine often outweighs the recognition of evil.
I stand corrected, but not entirely. The link you provided states, “while an embassy remains the territory of the host state, under international rules, representatives of the host country may not enter an embassy without permissioneven to put out a fire.”
Therefore, our embassies represent our sovereignty, but not on our own soil, remaining the territory of the host state, but they do remain sacrosanct and inviolate. “Any attack on an embassy is considered an attack on the country it represents.”