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About marypmadigan

Writer/photographer (profession), foreign policy wonk (hobby).

CIA and Saudi Arabia Conspired To Keep 9/11 Details Secret, New Book Says

But Strada evinces even more disdain for the Saudis. Responding to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s August 20 message “wishing Muslims around the world a blessed Eid al-Adha,” she tweeted, “Seriously???” Strada added, “The Saudis promote & finance the most virulent hatred … Continue reading

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How did Saudi King Abdullah become a world hero? – Opinion – Jerusalem Post

Did Burmese maid Layla Bint Abdul Mutaleb Bassim share the “modern” vision of the king as she was dragged through the streets and then beheaded in public while being held by four soldiers on January 18 of this year? She … Continue reading

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Are humans alone in the Universe?

We are, according to this report, Dissolving the Fermi Paradox, published earlier this month. It’s not surprising that we haven’t found anyone who is like us. Life on the surface of a planet is precarious – the constantly changing atmosphere … Continue reading

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Sketching – Portrait 2

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Sketching – Woman facing away

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Sketching at the Art Student’s League, in a class taught by the amazing Costa Vavagiakis

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Life Drawing

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