Whether you’re interested in armchair diagnosis or the history of the pay phone, we have a little something for you in our weekly reading roundup.
Join Global Comment’s editors with some of our favourite reads for the week on political culture, life, and a little marine biology.
Former Marine Elliot Ackerman raises complicated questions about intellectualism in a time of war in a new novel about the Afghan War, GREEN ON BLUE.
A good portion of the criticism strikes home because it addresses problems with Obama’s leadership.
Director Samuel Maoz suffocates his young conscripts in the oily belly of their fearsome machine.
As the soldiers decide whether to take or not take the shot, a figure materialises from the shimmering haze.
Toss in a couple of beautiful female agents, a double-crossing bastard, and the obligatory all-star cast and you have the classic World War II adventure.
The chaos broke out after a boy who was probably between 8 and 10 years old was detained under suspicion of carrying rocks in his backpack.
Olmert is trying to save face by saying he tried to forge peace, and shooting for a deal that will win the release of Gilad Shalit.
The American public needs to know not only the cost of war in dollars and national debt, but what happens to the people who fight. This includes not only photos of coffins and funeral processions, but continued coverage of veterans issues.