Archives for: July 2011, 30

The Need to End this Farce!

July 30th, 2011
If it isn't Omar Khadr and his Gitmo troubles in the news, it is his older brother, Abdullah, and his legal battles to avoid extradition from Canada to the US. Anyone representing this man in court seems to have a ready-made case for ultimately winning… more »

A Clever Bluff or What?

July 30th, 2011
Somebody has to blink or it is lights out, is the line the media is giving us on this debt ceiling drama unfolding in Washington. Back in the fall of 2008, we heard the same line about the global economy collapsing if the big banks weren't bailed out in… more »

Alan Furst's "Spies of the Balkans" - A World in Need of Heroism

July 30th, 2011
Without recounting too much of this story that has already been told in other reviews, I am going to restrict my remarks to why I think this is a novel worth reading: one, Furst, as he has done in other novels about the murky world of espionage and WW I… more »
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