Center for Strategic Communication

Added notes: Shakespeare as Ozymandias

[ by Charles Cameron — how Bill Benzon and Will Shakespeare lead me to Angus Wilson and Ruth Ozeki ] . Comments are now closed on my fairly recent post, Triangulation: Hoboken, Ramesses II, Ozymandias, so I can’t add there to the strand of the discussion that dealt...

Reuters + Daily Beast + Nasrallah = now I got it

[ by Charles Cameron — piecing together an understanding – Shi’ite militia, Iraq ] . Reuters reported today: Pentagon slams “unhelpful” Iraqi code name for Ramadi offensive WASHINGTON May 26 The Pentagon on Tuesday said it was “unhelpful” for Iraq’s Shi’ite militia to...

Unholy: perhaps it’s a useful word

[ by Charles Cameron — when religion casts a long and violent shadow ] . cover art for the Unholy album, New Life behind Closed Eyes ** Unholy may prove to be a very useful word, I think. It’s not secular, it’s not irreligious, it doesn’t lack for some sort of...

Brief brief: of binding and loosing

[ by Charles Cameron — really just a note to myself, but you may read it over my shoulder ] . Joas Wagemakers, blogging on Jihadi-Salafi views of the Islamic State at the Washington Post, was talking about the “caliphate” today, and as usual, I went off on my own...