Center for Strategic Communication

Ferguson: tweets of interest 2

[ by Charles Cameron — a follow up — noticeable individual protesters and foreign commentary ] . I began the first part of this double post with a strange confluence of religious and political groups — The Nation of Islam, Black Panthers and Moorish Temple...

Sent to Coventry and much else besides

[ by Charles Cameron — shall we say, not a great enthusiast for war? ] . . This image of Winston Churchill in the bombed out ruins of Coventry Cathedral is almost a self-referential paradox in itself, if you still believe the canard that he knew the Germans were...

Kill the Department of Defense

[by Lynn C. Rees] Franklin Delano Roosevelt knew bureaucracy: “You know, I’m a juggler, and I never let my right hand know what my left hand does.” Uncle Theodore As in many aspects of FDR’s life, his wife’s uncle was a model. As Assistant Secretary of the Navy, young...

The black flags of Athens and Athos

[ by Charles Cameron — mostly about monks vs riot police on the Holy Mountain ] . I’ve written often enough about the black banners in Islamic iconography — here are two examples of black flags from Greece, one of them specifically Christian: The flag in the...