Concerned Residents of Friendship Heights Village

CONCERNED RESIDENTS OF FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS VILLAGE As of April 15, 2017  about 40 Village residents from different backgrounds and buildings have co-authored or endorsed an Open Letter to Council. Drafters and endorsers intended to use this Open Letter during the 2017 election campaign. However, no open forums or candidates’ nights will be held in advance … Continue reading “Concerned Residents of Friendship Heights Village”

Strategic Planning

Life in the Village can be interesting. For the past several weeks I have had conversations with fellow residents who are urging their elected government to get on with strategic planning to prepare this community for the future. The proponents of strategic planning know several standard ways of getting it done. It’s a no-brainer, they … Continue reading “Strategic Planning”

Fighting ISIS

More than twenty years after the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the universities, military academies, and specialized institutes of which we are so proud seem incapable of educating graduates well equipped to understand the world of the 21st century. There are striking parallels between the language our “experts” used during the Cold War and the … Continue reading “Fighting ISIS”