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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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June 2011

Slowly We Turn
Taki's Magazine 
Obama is pulling American troops out of Afghanistan. Or at least he says he is. He also said that American forces in Iraq are no longer there. Officially, the Iraq war is over, at least if you ignore the fighting. So where are the 45,000 soldiers based in Iraq if not in, well, Iraq?...

Obama: Transparently Opaque
Taki's Magazine 
What's going on with Barack "Open Government" Obama? His Justice Department has prosecuted more people for exposing government secrets than all the presidents from George "I cannot tell a lie" Washington to George "I cannot tell the truth" Bush combined. Compared to his predecessors' three prosecutions in more than two centuries, Obama has added five in less than two-and-a-half years....

We must get the media into Syria to sift truth from lies
London Evening Standard 
Now is the Arab Spring become Syrian winter. Yet Syria faces not simply an uprising against dictatorship but a civil war....

Reading, Writing, and Rupert
Taki's Magazine 
The Briterati, as I call Britain's media pontificators on matters spiritual and temporal, are in a spin over reports that parents no longer read to their children and that the state is failing to protect the wee 'uns from pornography. It is good to drop in on Britain from time to time, if only to observe moral guardians' ephemeral preoccupations...

Lame Horses and Crooked Jockeys: The Republican Nomination Derby
Taki's Magazine 
Mitt Romney declared his intention last week to seek the Republican Party's nomination for president in 2012. Between now and next summer's convention, he'll trip along the Yellow Brick Road that he must imagine will lead him to the White House. That means fifteen months of making promises no one expects him to keep, chomping on fried chicken in Alabama...




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