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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Alexander Haig
Love her or loathe her, one thing's beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain. Thatcher's former spokesman, Tim Bell, said that the former prime minister had died Monday morning of a stroke. She was 87 years old.
The rule of law, along with a market economy, is the primary source of our nation's success. At the highest levels, the law must resolve difficult, complex and sometimes emotionally charged and ethically ambiguous situations.
Peace was his focus, peace the lifelong theme of his preaching. Beyond a devotion to love and family, the third persistent theme in the teachings and ministry of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon was the search for ways to promote peace in the world, articulated in often surprising ways by a man who approached the theme through both lofty concept and down-to-earth practical application.
This is a well-researched, highly readable book that effectively analyzes the relationship of the two leaders. But its subtitle, "The Difficult Relationship," is off the mark. A more accurate one would have been "A Warm Relationship in Difficult Times."
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"Rev. Moon has emerged as a great peacemaker and unifier on the world stage," former Secretary of State Alexander Haig once said. "He is a leading force for interreligious dialogue and understanding between people of all backgrounds, and for global peace and security."
He pointed to his head and said they were three 'computers' who needed to know everything that was going on, had to absorb it, had to make sense of it."