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Interview on Libya crisis with Colonel Anthony Shaffer former Dia officer now tv commentator and bestseller writer
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Syria’s bloody mess, Iraq’s State fading, Egypt’s democratic step back and Libya’s quagmire are just a short list of MENA (Middle East and North Africa) area crisis record.
Suddenly the obituary count is once again ratchetting up with the same rapidity as it was doing at the beginning of this benighted year. In the past weekend, we have lost Caroline Aherne, Michael Cimino and Elie Weisel, and now it’s the turn of Robin Hardy. 679 more words
A few days ago, I realised that I was waking up on the morning of what would have been Anthony Shaffer’s 90th birthday. (It was also, necessarily, the birthday of his twin brother Peter.) Anthony Shaffer had a great screenplay-writing time of it in the early seventies, with 723 more words
Anthony Shaffer’s scripts are nearly always identifiable by the way they stay cleverly one step ahead of the viewer. In his original scripts, such as The Wicker Man and Sleuth, Shaffer skilfully hides shocking and memorable twists right up to the films’ conclusion. 466 more words