Unilateral redefined

From a few weeks back. Unilateral now means "on your 'own' (with the rest of the world but crucially except the US/Israel)"

Be afraid, be very afraid

Mike took this one

Sanctions not working?

It at first you don't succeed....

Blessed are the pragmatists



John Cleese on the art of creativity

John Cleese - unsurprisingly an adept public speaker - tells what he has learn about being creative. He says that he has found the work of Donald MacKinnon accords with his experience. I think MacKinnon's early work features in an Adam Curtis doc, something regarding his work for the OSS in the war. If anyone could tell me more, that would be great.