In Memory of Anne Smedinghoff

I am back in DC and the first thing that I learned after getting to my house was that there had been a deadly attack in Zabul.  I then learned that Anne Smedinghoff was the young diplomat who was senselessly killed, while on her way to deliver books to a school.  Anne...

Writing About Divorce (Law)

Last year, I spent some time writing about divorce – no, not my own – but divorce law and practice in four countries.  Here is my take away.  A country’s laws and practices around divorce are indicative of how a country values women.  I’m pleased that the newly...