“Help me Obiwan, you’re my only hope.” A forgotten request?

Princess Leia is dead. Han Solo, 14 years older, lives on. Paradox? Too damn right it is, and Star Wars IX is scuppered by the look of it. The year 2016 has given itself a name, it’s as bloodthirsty as they get in our time. Read More …

Rise of the Bear and the Baby Factories of the IS

A Russian politician is shot dead on the streets of Moscow?  An opposer of Putin administration.  Well, there’s no surprises there then.  We can see the rise of the Russian bear, insidiously land grabbing the territories that claimed their independencies in the 1990s.  This is Read More …