I apologize to fans of the Friday Free Forum. This has been an unusually busy week and I simply forgot to launch this space for your comments. It is now late Friday afternoon.
This week has been packed with breaking news related to homeland security.
I will note, however, that on this date in the year 526 an earthquake hit Antioch (now Turkey), essentially the New York City of its day. Over 250,000 died. Twelve years later the recovering city was sacked by the invading Persians. In 541-542 Antioch was decimated by plague.
After more than nine centuries as the leading city of the Eastern Mediterranean Antioch slid into obscurity over a period of less than twenty years.
What’s on your mind regarding homeland security?