That many of the ISIS members were trained by Western military and were supplied weapons by the US and UK is a key point that remains missing from the symbolic representations of the attacks. In Libya, Egypt, and Syria, the US and UK offered at various points vital resources to actors that would coalesce around … More On language and geosecurity
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdled round; And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills, Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree; And … More Xanadu I
XI) General Interference with Organizations and Production (a) Organizations and Conferences (1) Insist on doing everything through “channels.” Never permit short-cuts to be taken in order to expedite decisions. (2) Make “speeches,” Talk as frequently as possible and at great length., Illustrate your. “points” by long anecdotes and accounts of personal experiences. Never hesitate to … More CIA field manual on sabotage
In mist on country roads from Maringouin I went to a meeting at Southern University in Baton Rouge, an interesting place I do not go often enough, and that is black and so gives relief from white fatigue. I had stopped on the way to get my yard sign that says JOHN BEL EDWARDS, GOVERNOR … More La Louisiane
Not that I can afford it, and not that I know where to put the bed it would displace, but here is a desk 28″ high. What do you think of it? Axé.
This photograph, of my grandmother with the neighbor boys in the spring of 1955, in Arveyes, Switzerland (next to Villars-sur-Ollon). Axé.
Here is a book I would like to read. I am dying for research time and I am guessing that in order to get it, you have to really want it. Perhaps I am coming close to this. Axé.