Conflict Resolution

Defence White Paper Stated Fears of Dependency on Asian Fuel Imports or Strategic Access to Oil and Gas?

These reflections have taken me a long time to navigate through as I found it quite illogical to read.  It is a 2016 ABC post but feels relevant today.  I felt to explore the message in the article from a peace perspective asking questions in my global agora as the public are never… Continue reading

Letter to Mark Zuckerman re: Facebook Posts Requesting Open Democracy!

This blog is to Mark Zuckerman.

I had my ability to post on Facebook Susan Lily Carew frozen so I could not post to friends and the public.  I speculate it is because of two posts which I have published here  Today I have posted twice on another Facebook page my… Continue reading

Peace in the Middle East Arises as ‘Public Interest’ Realises Love is Truly Y/OUR Answer

This is an article from the Elders a group of peacemakers. Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General talks about the need for peace in Israel and Palestine.  I am writing this noticing I wrote “in” not between.   There is a deeper truth.  We cannot facilitate peace unless there is a… Continue reading

Suicide is Not About Wanting to End Your Life

I think it is very important that people understand suicide and not run from the discussion.  It is important to understand that a person feeling to suicide is seeking a way out of pain, this is more accurate.  They are seeking freedom from the pain and they believe there will be peace if… Continue reading

Kashmir: Inequality and Discriminaton is why an 8 year old was Raped

This was sent to me by a friend Assabah Kahn, Rotary Peace fellow whom I studied with in Bangkok.  She is a journalist dealing with the horrors of Kashmir suppressed by India in an occupation without end it seems.  She has seen the deaths for herself, she has seen the brutality of oppression,… Continue reading

May Aung Sun Suu Kyi find REAL HOPE in Burma

This interview was undertaken a year ago.  It feels like a good place to start to assess the situation for Aung Sun Suu Kyi.  Clearly today the Rohingya are facing genocide.  Why do people wish to exterminate a people? They are seeing them as a threat.

REAL HOPE (s) is from my… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”