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War: What Is It Good For?

An American living in Paris, I find myself closer than I’d like to be.

Photo by Sammy Williams on Unsplash

I have no business writing about war. It pains me to read the news, consume the horrific images. But I am, thankfully, a stranger to the horror.

I’ve never lived through a war. I’m from a country where the last one was fought in 1860 — long before airplanes, nuclear bombs, or…

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Melinda Blau

Melinda Blau

Author of 15 books and over 200 articles and posts, here I prefer short reads— with a dash of humor— on relationships, social trends and adventures in Paris.