Thursday Jul 10
The Washington Post
Can Netflix survive its fight with cable?
Reed Hastings, the lanky and goateed chief executive of Netflix, is on a mission: to turn his company into the Internet's first-ever television network.
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Thursday Jul 10
The True Gaza Backstory
Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)
Thursday Jul 10
Fayetteville Free Weekly
We Need Nonviolent Counterterrorism Strategies
A relatively new group engaging in non-state political violence, ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, recently called for the creation of an Islamic state in Iraq and Syria and a continuation and strengthening of jihad during Ramadan, according to a video that emerged through social media.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers
But it's a truism confirmed time and time again, that when a natural disaster strikes, people often find a streak of inner goodness.
War Is A Crime
Before the Next ISIS, We Need Nonviolent Counterterrorism Strategies
A relatively new group engaging in non-state political violence, ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, recently called for the creation of an Islamic state in Iraq and Syria and a continuation and strengthening of jihad during Ramadan, according to a video that emerged through social media .
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The "blank check": 100 years after Germany opened the door to WWI
Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie in Sarajevo by a Bosnian terrorist - the spark that led to World War I and the horrific repercussions of that conflict .
Mon Jun 30, 2014
A British Lieutenant in the Twelfth Foot Who Fought at the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776
In the last fifteen years, I have collected information about a large number of individuals who fought during the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
The Great War at 100
The 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914, has come and gone, prompting a lot of reflections on the significance and implications of World War I. Even if Gavrilo Princip's shots were only the excuse, not the real cause, of the Great War, it is hard to exaggerate their significance.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
St. Augustine Record
Buffalo Soldiers present a little-known part of history
Walter Anderson represents the 1870-1880 period for the Buffalo Soldiers of Florida on Saturday at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The war to end all wars? Hardly, but It did reshape them
To walk the orderly rows of headstones in the elegant graveyards that hold the dead of World War I is to feel both awe and distance.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Pritzker Military Museum & Library Announces 2014 Literature Award Winner
British historian and author Antony Beevor is the winner of the 2014 Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
A Guide to IDing the Real People Disguised in Michael Hastings' Novel
The late investigative reporter Michael Hastings' much - buzzed - about posthumous novel, The Last Magazine , a thinly veiled account of his time at Newsweek in the mid-2000s, finally landed in bookstores and Amazon warehouses earlier this week.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Kathryn Bigelow, Todd Field already planning separate Bowe Bergdahl films
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl just returned to the United States after five years of captivity in Afghanistan .
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Bergdahl Disappearance Faces Probe by Army
A two-star general has begun investigating Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance and capture by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network five years ago, the Army announced.
'The Last Magazine': One Year After Death, Michael Hastings' Lost Novel Satirizes Corporate Media
Elise Jordan , wife of the late journalist Michael Hastings. A journalist and political commentator, she served as a director for communications in the National Security Council from 2008-2009.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
The Daily Beast
Hollywood Plans Competing Bergdahl FilmsBy Marlow Stern
The recent media firestorm surrounding the captured Army sgt. who was swapped for five Taliban commanders is reportedly getting the big screen treatment courtesy of Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow and Todd Field .
Todd Field, Searchlight Jump Into Bowe Bergdahl Fray After...
Looks like there might be competing feature projects about recently freed POW Bowe Bergdahl .
Sun Jun 15, 2014
The New Yorker
Bob Bergdahl, Good Father
Imagine that you have a child, a wanderer by nature, who gets caught up in a war that has persisted aimlessly for many years; his roaming has festered into a chronic pathology for which there is no known cure.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Connecting the dotsa . From Benghazi to Baghdad
We have all seen the repulsive stories and pictures of the results of the Obama doctrine in Iraq .
Source: www.youtube.com --- Saturday, June 14, 2014Raw: Kurds Clash With ISIL in Iraq Kurdish forces, known as Peshmerga, took control of the Iraqi military headquarters in Kirkuk, in the country's north, on Saturday after clashes with militants.