CLEVELAND -- Since the Russian Federation’s unprovoked war against Ukraine began in February, at least 10,000 Ukrainian civilians have been killed or injured. And, further quantifying the ongoing tragedy, the war has created a global food crisis. There is continuing study and opinion about what lessons can be learned from the war, but some lessons are clearer than others.
CLEVELAND -- The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse in early July has been called “vile” and “shocking.” But the coordinated murder was not unprecedented. The Haitian killing represents the global standard in modern warfare because, as military expert Sean McFate accurately assessed in 2020, “Every day new private military groups emerge from countries like Russia, Uganda, Iraq, Afghanistan and Colombia. Their services are ... robust ... , offering greater combat power and the willingness to work for the highest bidder with scant regard for human rights.”
Brian Scott Harper passed on February 28, 2021 at the age of 50. He was born in Heidelberg, Germany, the son of Victoria Curtis and the late Ronald David Harper. If you knew Brian, you will never forget him and you will forever have a place in your heart that he touched. Brian was an amazing light in so many lives. He cared deeply for his family and friends. When Brian was young…
Brian Harper, M.D., M.P.H., vice president for equity and inclusion and chief medical officer, received a 2021 Diversity in Business award from Long Island Business News. These awards are designed to highlight the outstanding achievements of the region’s leaders who actively support the growth of diversity and equality in the community. Harper and several other leaders from a variety of organizations across Long Island were honored at the publication’s March 2 virtual awards ceremony.