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Incomprehensible Lesson – Poems by Fawzi Karim – English Versions by Anthony Howell

Very pleased that a new book of my versions of the poems of Iraqi poet Fawzi Karim have just come out from Carcanet Incomprehensible Lesson:  poems by Fawzi Karim in versions by Anthony Howell after translations made by the Author. … Continue reading

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Chilcot

Westminster bells overwhelm our chants and slogans. Anyway the commentators aren’t here to listen to us. On temporary platforms constructed out of scaffolding, They’re holding forth under listless Union Jacks. They’re putting the network spin on events as they unfold, … 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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