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Americans in Paris
by Charles Glass

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Americans in Paris tells for the first time the true story of the thousands of Americans who stayed in Paris during the Nazi occupation. This tale of adventure, intrigue, passion and deceit exposes the lives of Americans caught up in war from the day the German army marched into Paris in June 1944 and took many of them into the Paris underground, the Maquis and the concentration camps.

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The Northern Front
by Charles Glass

Charles Glass: The Northern Front

The Northern Front is an eyewitness account of the Iraqi opposition's preparations for the American invasion, the Kurdish planning in northern Iraq and the early stages of the war when some of the opposition moved to the south.

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The Tribes Triumphant
by Charles Glass

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The Tribes Triumphant completes the story of Charles Glass' earlier Middle East adventure, Tribes With Flags, after his kidnapping by Hizballah in Lebanon.

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Tribes With Flags
by Charles Glass

Charles Glass: Tribes With Flags

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Money For Old Rope
by Charles Glass

Charles Glass: Money For Old Rope

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October 2010

Police Provoke Violence in France
Taki's Magazine 
Congress shall make no law...abridging...the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. -First Amendment, US Constitution Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. -Article 20, Universal Declaration of Human Rights...

Let it Leak: Wikileaks and Patriotic Whistle-Blowing
Taki's Magazine. 
Spare a kind thought for my old friend Michael Morrell's oldest son, Geoff, the Pentagon's Press Secretary. The Defense Department has tasked poor Geoff with providing its public reaction to Julian Assange's Wikileaks disclosure on Saturday of 391,832 documents relating to America's war in Iraq. The new flood of "Pentagon Papers"-style documents detail a pattern of US soldiers murdering civilians...

Lord Acton: Hereditary peer who was instrumental in ending the inherited right to vote in the House of Lords
The Independent 
Although a hereditary peer, Richard Acton was one of the prime movers of Lords reform that in 1999 led to the end of the inherited right to vote in the Upper House....

Israel's Great Loyalty Oath Crusade
Taki's Magazine 
Captain Black from Catch-22 is back, but this time he's Israel's Foreign Affairs Minister. Although Avigdor Lieberman only rose to the rank of corporal in the Israeli Defense Forces, he can stand in for Captain Black any day. His campaign to force immigrants to Israel who happen not to be Jewish to pledge full support for "Jewish and democratic" Israel...

Do we stop caring after the miners are free?
The Independent 
At last men came to set me free; I ask'd not why, and reck'd not where; It was at length the same to me, Fettered or fetterless to be, I learn'd to love despair. - Lord Byron, The Prisoner of Chillon, 1816...

How To Save Venice
Taki's Magazine 
An international shouting match is underway over the fate of the city everyone loves but no one wants to live in: Venice. It started back in 2008, after Venice ran out of cash to maintain its more famous monuments. To cover some of the repairs on the Palazzo Ducale and the Bridge of Sighs (through which Giacomo Casanova made a...

Bring Out Your Dead (to Vote)
Taki's Magazine 
An Irishman's home is his coffin. - James Joyce, Ulysses The dead use a graveyard forever. - Nathan Englander, The Ministry of Special Cases...




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