On Nauru, A Sinking Feeling
AUGUST 4, 2011
Marcus Stephen, President of Nauru, writing in the New York Times. At just 8 square miles, about a third of the size of Manhattan, and located in the southern Pacific Ocean, Nauru appears as merely a pinpoint on most maps — if it is not missing entirely in a vast expanse of blue. Nauru is worth a quick Internet search, I assure you, for not only will you discover I FORGIVE you if you have never heard of my country.