Category: War

Trolling for fools

With Trembling Finger By Hal Crowther, circa November 2004   I used to take a drink on occasion with a network newsman famed for his impenetrable calm — his apparent pulse rate that of a large mammal in deep hibernation — and in an avuncular moment he advised me that I’d do all right, in …

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Vanished like the strange times we lived

Strange Days By Jacques d’Nalgar, October 11, 2004   1974 was the year I graduated from ACS. We were one of the last classes from those strange days between the wars of 1967 and 1973 and the horror that almost erased Lebanon, a time and place that 30 years later, still weaves itself into my …

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War coming

 A talk given at Long Branch Plantation, Clarke County, Virginia, on February 9, 2003… It’s been almost exactly a year since I was here talking about the subject of terrorism. The title of my talk last year was “Terrorism — Some Unconventional Perspectives.” This year I’m going to talk about a closely related subject, but …

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