“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”
― George Washington
Open as PDFPrintA major area of trouble is the Caspian Sea, formerly part of the USSR where several “Republics” bordered each other in suppressed animosities.
Open as PDFPrintJust as I was beginning to warm up to Vladimir Putin and the new emerging “democracy” in the Russian Federation (which like a
Open as PDFPrintSoldiers of Fortune: The Story of the Mamlukes (1973) is another undiscovered gem of a book by a scholar, historian, author, and soldier,
Open as PDFPrintThe Galleys at Lepanto by Jack Beeching (1982) is a marvelous book, so well researched and mellifluously narrated as to read almost as