This, in today’s Guardian: A cabinet minister last night raised the spectre of a return to 1930s fascism, warning of “parallels” between rightwing groups planning protests in Muslim neighbourhoods and Oswald Mosley’s […]
Underestimating Al Qaeda, Lawrence Wright, The New Yorker It’s Always The Fixer Who Dies, George Packer, The New Yorker The Architect of 911: Mohammad Ata, Daniel Brook, Slate Reality Check: Human Terrain […]
It wasn’t until I read Dan Drezner’s note on the date – 9/11 – that I realized I was starting my personal blog on the eighth anniversary of 11 September 2001. Completely […]
Stephen Farrell, the British New York Times journalist kidnapped for four days last week, has written a candid and vivid account of the ordeal and his rescue. Gripping.
Low-tech. Faster than broadband in South Africa, apparently: A company is to start using a carrier pigeon to transfer data between its offices – because bosses believe it will be quicker than […]