By William A. Mitchell

This publication is set assisting our acquaintances in a war-torn kingdom. through the first 5 years of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Baylor educators and associates made 5 trips into Northern Iraq to aid arrange for schooling within the context of democracy, civil rights, and freedom. The fourth and 5th trips integrated oral background interviews and humanitarian information for the survivors of Saddam’s cruelty. Mitchell’s interviews of the interior refugees trap not just the affliction but in addition human resilience and braveness less than deplorable instances.

“Many universities have admirable engagements in public and group provider, yet purely sometimes do such initiatives entail outstanding chance and require masterful collaborative creativity to accomplish. the main brave such venture i do know used to be totally faculty-generated; less than the wonderful management of invoice Mitchell the Baylor college college groups tried and complete what many on the time concept most unlikely. This tale to help and uphold college schooling in war-torn Iraq is instructed with modesty and charm. this can be an inspirational account of dedication in war-time, an affidavit to self-denying, functional Christian love for the hurting world.”
—David Lyle Jeffrey,
Distinguished Professor of Literature and arts, Baylor collage

“William Mitchell recounts 5 notable trips to Northern Iraq made by means of Baylor college and neighbors in the middle of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Their target was once to aid larger schooling and democracy in Iraqi Kurdistan. Ten years later, after we are witnessing an excellent higher refugee obstacle within the center East and past, their braveness, imaginative and prescient, and dedication is an inspiring instance of the possible.”
—Jeffrey S. Hamilton,
Professor and Vice Provost for international Engagement, Baylor collage

William A. Mitchell is Professor Emeritus of Political technology, Baylor college, and previous Professor of nationwide safeguard Affairs, Air battle collage. Colonel Mitchell, USAF, (Ret.) served 33 years army provider together with the Vietnam struggle and the 1st Gulf War.

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