Monthly Archives: August 2017

Growing Up in War Zones, a review of Shooting Ghosts: A US Marine and a Combat Photographer, and their Journey Back from War by Finbarr O’Reilly and Thomas J. Brennan. (Viking,2017).

  Jerusalem Post, 24/8 ‘Shooting Ghosts’  is a joint memoir, depicting the friendship, experience of war and trauma and long road to recovery of two very different individuals.   Finbarr O’Reilly is a veteran Canadian photojournalist, formerly of the Reuters wire … Continue reading

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Teheran Triumphant in Syria?

Jerusalem Post, 25/8 A flurry of diplomatic activity is currently taking place in the Syrian and Iraqi arenas. While the moves are occurring on separate and superficially unrelated fronts, taken together they produce an emergent picture. That picture is of … Continue reading

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Is Washington ceding Syria to Russian influence?

Jerusalem Post, 28/8 Goodbye ‘Timber Sycamore’: What will the end of the CIA program providing support to Syria’s rebels mean for the future direction of the Syrian conflict? President Donald Trump recently appeared to confirm a number of media reports … Continue reading

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