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Crafting the Perfect Villain

Making a bad guy is one of the hardest challenges a writer can take. The bag guy can’t just be tall dark and evil; he needs to have motivation, needs and desires to drive him to their goal. 341 more words


Aung San Suu Kyi's "unavoidable reconciliation"

Here’s Myanmar’s de facto leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, speaking to people whom she wants to convince to invest in her country… 747 more words


Weeping Day

“When we can no longer think, reason or manage our way out of the crisis we find ourselves in – then what we are left with is instinct…” 485 more words


More on Ohio State

As more information comes out about Abdul Razak Ali Artan’s Facebook manifesto, his rationale for his actions looks like something you’d expect to see from a typical “lone wolf” terrorist: 621 more words

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What a difference a few hours can make

Just around the time I settled down to read the news this morning, the top story was a breaking report about an “active shooter” at Ohio State University. 536 more words

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Somebody else wants to leave the ICC. Who it is will totally...not surprise you in any way.

With South Africa, Burundi, The Gambia, and now Russia abandoning the International Criminal Court, who will be next to jump ship?

Yes, everybody’s favorite potty-mouthed… 332 more words


Meet General Ripper, our next National Security Advisor

The role of National Security Advisor is a funny one, insofar as it has no constitutionally-defined duties so it can be, more or less, whatever a particular president wants it to be. 709 more words

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