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Had I been born in Germany in 1945, Had my mum been Marie-Antoinette, Had I been trapped, champing at the bit, Pulling Pharaoh’s chariot further into the flood. Had I been a Neanderthal or a dinosaur, I might have experienced … Continue reading

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We could all just tumble into bed together. We could make love not war, And then we couldn’t any more. Now there’s terror everywhere – and condoms. x Way back, before, you could cruise across Iran Into Afghanistan, accommodate the … Continue reading

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The Mastery of the Suicide Bomber

My article on Suicide Bombers can be found here: The Fortnightly Review This essay, written in 2015, concerns the accurate perception that a drone killing is essentially a cowardly act, and will be perceived as such by supporters of its … Continue reading

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