I realize I am late in responding to the hubbub surrounding the courageous and graceful Balpreet Kaur. Throughout the flurry of social media activity surrounding this story in late September, I was silent. Yet the story has remained on my mind all this time, and I now realize exactly why it has taken me this [...]
This post was originally published by the Interfaith Youth Core on September 13. Ambassador Christopher Stevens’s work was a personal inspiration to me. He was among the most dedicated few of public servants, never shying away from challenging assignments. He loved the Middle East and its people, and showed great courage helping the Libyans rebuild [...]
Guruamrit Khalsa is an MA candidate at American University's School of International Service studying U.S. foreign policy and South Asia. She has studied the Arabic and Urdu languages, and was a former intern with the Middle East Institute in Washington.