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General Norman Schwarzkopf with Colin Powell. Picture: Getty

General ‘Stormin’ Norman’ Schwarzkopf: a tribute

3 January 2013 14:12

‘Stormin’ Norman’ Schwarzkopf was a formidable figure: formidable in size, in his fearsome temper—and as a genius in the art of war. I first met the General in Oman a… Continue reading

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SYRIA-CONFLICT

Picking sides in Syria, the Algerian experience

14 November 2012 16:24

Some thirty-five years ago, in 1977 to be exact, I first published A Savage War of Peace, a definitive history of France’s war in Algeria. The war dragged on from… Continue reading

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