Geiko Muller-Fahrenholz

Geiko Muller-Fahrenholz has been director of the Protestant Academy of the North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany.

What if, after the September 11 attacks, things had been done differently? What if President Bush had addressed the nation by saying, "My fellow Americans: Everything in us cries out for revenge. It would be easy to give in to this cry, and I'm sure you would support me if I mobilized our troops to hunt down the terrorists and those who helped them. But I propose another route, one that links us in our vulnerability to the other peoples of this world."
January 9, 2007