Daily Archives: January 13, 2011

Exploring Some Of The Implications of South Sudan Independence

Today, in a report from the UN News Service [1], it appears as if the referendum on the independence of South Sudan will reach the required 60% threshold in order to be valid and therefore no extension will be necessary.  … Continue reading

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Book Review Published in De Re Militari

I just wished to write a short blurb to the readers of my book reviews to get the word out that my book review for Sacred Swords:  Jihad In The Holy Land, 1097-1291, by James Waterson, has been published in … Continue reading

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Power Pop Tragedies And The Search For Obscure Music History

Sometimes, as someone interested in obscure and arcane music history, one wishes that one could re-write the story of a band to give them the sort of ending they deserve.  Though I have commented on my interest in music history … Continue reading

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