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BBC’s Lyse Doucet does ‘reporter in the rubble’ redux – part two

On February 25th viewers of BBC television news saw two filmed reports from Shuja’iya in the Gaza Strip by the corporation’s chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet. 1,077 more words


Baron Marbot's Encounter with Mounted Archers at Dresden and Liepzig, 1813

It is often suggested on various history and video game boards that a line of Napoleonic musketeers, lacking armor, would be annihilated by an equal number of archers, were the two ever to encounter one another. 1,049 more words


Welcome to My (History) World....

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Thanks for checking out my blog. As you can tell, this site is about history. No particular area of history (although some will be mentioned more than others). 82 more words


BBC's Lyse Doucet does 'reporter in the rubble' redux – part one

Under no circumstances would it be accurate to say that BBC audiences have been deprived of information relating to the topic of structural damage and reconstruction in the Gaza Strip either… 1,017 more words


Baking a French Bread - Accuracy, Discipline and Appreciation

To be honest, we’re still very excited from yesterday’s dare – Hide and seek… each time we see a hideout in our apartment we start to smile. 530 more words

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Why did BBC News cut the word terror from the headline of an article about a terrorism trial?

On February 23rd the BBC News website published a report on both its US & Canada and Middle East pages about the verdict issued by a New York court… 656 more words


Insights from NICSA: Allowing the funds meadow to flourish

I was at the NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum in Fort Lauderdale last week and had the opportunity to sit in on the interview with Mary Schapiro, ex-chairperson of SEC (2009-2012). 329 more words

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