Yesterday’s fighting in Bint Jbeil has brought home a harsh truth about boots on the ground in war – they come with a quota of bodybags attached. Continue reading “Boots and bodybags”
Two days in Dublin with no kids and, more importantly, no need to drive meant time for bookshops and nice beer.
It’s the second day of 30 degree C heat here, with rock bottom humidity. I can’t live in this weather.
The Sudanese Civil war drags on, and not surprisingly, the Khartoum government isn’t doing much to help end it.
I don’t see how the current peace deal between the Sudanese Government and the largest opposition group can hold up without the support of the smaller opposition groups in Darfur
While people who have not kept track of the main events in the Global War on Terror will find the narrative in this book useful, I am not very impressed with George Friedman’s interpretation of the ‘secret’ motivation behind the US invasion of Iraq