Assad’s central strategy, this with the probable collusion of its partners, has been to produce an interesting piece of post-KGB-style political theater: “Assad vs The Terrorists”, which becomes also “Assad OR The Terrorists.” First, however, he needed “The Terrorists”, and he needed bad enough terrorists to confuse the moderate opposition with them. 884 more words
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Feature photo: Russian Attack Helicopters can take the looks of a huge ugly monster: As a variation on the Flying Tigers Shark Mouth nose art, this chopper has Dracula style fangs on its rear, giving it the looks of a menacing mechanical cockroach that escaped from an SF film. 2,448 more words
As with the rest of the series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part II has an admirable sense of ambition.
There some bold ideas here for a young adult series, some of which are increasingly relevant to twenty-first century political realities. 1,825 more words
The Honorable Allen Clark, a decorated combat veteran who lost both legs in Vietnam, has written two books that capture the Vietnam war perfectly and his challenging journey home. 346 more words