One year later
World Affairs / Roya Hakakian

The January earthquake in Haiti spurred one of the most glorious displays of global solidarity. The June 2009 political-quake in Iran has yet to do the same. What drives Americans to sport a yellow ribbon in the memory of soldiers fighting wars on behalf of democracy is all the logic necessary to drive them to wear a green wristband in the memory of those fighting the same war in Iran. But all this can only begin at home, in a White House that shows as much commitment to stopping Tehran’s nukes and its does to end its abuses.

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