Tag: Conflict

Andromeda McKee Trilogy

A trilogy by William C Dietz.

These three books by William C Dietz are a prequel series to the Legion of the Damned series. Here is the publisher’s summary. I’ll return to my thoughts after these messages …

Soldier

The Islamic State & the failure of Western Journalism

When I first read about this, the story was in the non-mainstream press and was confusing. What was not clear was the agenda. Most referred to the organisation as the Islamic State of Iraq & Syria but then used both ISIS and ISIL as the acronym for this. Why ISIL? Shortly afterwards, Islamic State of Iraq & the Levant appeared which covered a much wider area than originally mentioned. Could this simply be the early stages of the news breaking as disparate sources slowly pieced the picture together from differing fragments of the whole picture?