Center for Strategic Communication

Turnabout is fair play?

[ by Charles Cameron — fascinated as always by the interweave of worlds ] . If not causality, then at least correlation? Batman goes to Iraq to save the caliphate from the Joker, and other parallels; my latest http://t.co/7PECNZX9O0 pic.twitter.com/rkciaYLv79 — J.M....

On Magic: Jane’s and the Jesuits

[ by Charles Cameron — a brief note on my own bi-focal vision, with appreciation to Marina Warner ] . ** I was just reading Marina Warner‘s recent essay On Magic — and protective magic in particular — and was struck by the phrase: Calligraphic blazons act as...

New Book: The Violent Image by Neville Bolt

The Violent Image by Neville Bolt  Columbia University Press just sent me a review copy of The Violent Image, by Dr. Neville Bolt of King’s College vaunted War Studies Department.  Initially, I was amused by the colorful book jacket, but flipping through, it belies a...