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Documentary: “If Only I Were That Warrior”, by Valerio Ciriaci

 
Documentary: If Only I Were That Warrior. By Valerio Ciriaci. Awen Films, 2016. 72 mins. US$ 3.49 (Vimeo On Demand)
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Valerio Ciriaci, an Italian film maker based in New York, has produced a ...



Book review: “Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-1989”, by Rodric Braithwaite

 
Book review: Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-1989. By Rodric Braithwaite. Oxford University Press, 2011. 432 pages. US$16.49 (paperback, amazon.com)
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The Communists did not lack noble ambitions ...



Book review: “Avengers of the New World. The Story of the Haitian Revolution”

Book review: Avengers of the New World. The Story of the Haitian Revolution. By Laurent Dubois. Harvard University Press/ Belknap Press, 2005. 384 pages. US$ 25.75 (paperback, amazon.com)
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"I swear that you will ...



Post-Western World: Anything to fear? (BFM 89.9: The Business Station)

 
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Is the unipolar world that ended the American century giving away to the next hegemonic power like a China or is it going to usher in a multi-polar world? And if its going to be a ...



BRICS hope Cyril Ramaphosa will host grouping’s 10th summit

 
“The wheels of change are moving now and they are going to start speeding up. It is an imperative that we rid ourselves of corruption,” South African Deputy President and newly minted ANC president Cyril ...