Tag Archives: War on Terror

The Terms of the Argument

He who defines the terms of the argument wins the argument. Everyone knows that. All you have to say is look, what we’re really talking about here isn’t what you think it is, it’s really this other thing – and … Continue reading

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Easing Into the Real World

Sometimes you have to ease into things, or putting it another way, sometimes it takes years to admit things have changed. Every baby boomer knows this – the sixties are over, Mick Jagger and the Stones are in their seventies, … Continue reading

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