Olympic Tower of Memory or Babel Revisited?

August 25, 2008 7

Click image for larger version By SHARON K. GILBERT August 25, 2008 SOMETIMES television inspires; sometimes it disgusts; sometimes it teaches. Last night’s NBC airing of the Chinese Olympics’ Closing Ceremonies managed to do all […]

Real Life Risk: Assad and Abdullah Join the Game

August 21, 2008 4

Assad, left, shown here with Iran’s Ahmadinejad, says he ‘represents Iran’s interests’ in his meetings with Russia. By SHARON K. GILBERT August 21, 2008 WHILE the US media hold their collective breath awaiting Vice Presidential […]

The Proxy War: Georgia vs. Russia

August 8, 2008 5

By SHARON K. GILBERT August 8, 2008 CABLE NEWS viewers woke this morning to startling news out of Georgia (the country, not the state). Apparently, overnight, and out of the clear blue sky, war had […]

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