Center for Strategic Communication

What We Are Reading

Key Reads   In a Grisly First, Islamic State Beheads 2 Women in Syria, Monitor Says Laura King, Nabih Bulos / LA Times Islamic State militants beheaded two women on charges of “sorcery” in a northeastern province of Syria, a monitoring group reported Tuesday, in what...

Greece Approaches a Crisis

Greek banks did not open for business Monday morning. The vast majority of them will stay closed for at least a week, with only a handful opening for pensioners to make withdrawals. This abrupt bank holiday could well be the beginning of the end of Greek membership in...

"Tangerines" : It’s the Russians, Stupid

A Film Review By Patricia Lee Sharpe The orchard of tangerines never gets harvested.  That’s the way it is with war.  People die, and the beautiful things go to waste.   Tangerines, a cinematic collaboration between Estonia and Georgia, with additional support from...