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#1 Frizzers

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 04:56 PM

This is one of the best interviews I've been lucky enough to have done.

If you're interested in the wars in the Middle East, I recommend it.

http://media1.podbean.com/pb/4041aa41973d44fb6314b6bda51cee9b/4f870827/blogs/2516/uploads/benanderson.mp3

Dominic Frisby talk to television reporter and writer Ben Anderson about his new book, No Worse Enemy: The Inside Story of the Chaotic Struggle for Afganistan. Amazon link.

From Wikipedia: Anderson is perhaps most famous for Holidays in the Axis of Evil, the BBC series where he travelled secretly to Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Syria, Libya and Cuba. He also made films about gang wars in El Salvador, the landless movement in Brazil, pollution in Varanasi, homosexuals in America, Maoist insurgents in Bihar, water rights for Palestinians in the West Bank, the third generation of Agent Orange victims in Vietnam, deportees and pimps in Cambodia and the war in Southern Iraq.

His recent work included "Taking on the Taliban", a harrowing film that resulted from two months in Helmand, Afghanistan's most violent province, with the Queen's Company, Grenadier Guards. The film was shortlisted for RTS programme and Journalism awards, as a well as a BAFTA. He has since covered Slave labour in Dubai, and new threats and solutions to deforestation for BBC 1's Panorama.


http://commoditywatc...no-worse-enemy/

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 05:03 PM

To be honest, i haven't heard of the guy. However, the book has good reviews, I'm interested in the subject & most importantly, it's less than 2 for the kindle version. Bought. Posted Image

#3 Frizzers

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 05:06 PM

Now that is decisive ...

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 07:34 PM

Usual nonsense. If you want to learn about the west or USSRs interests in Afganistan please check out Adam "power of nightmares" blog. All you need to know is there.

Brave young lads our soldiers and like a century ago led by donkeys. Coalitions 1st act should have been pull out. Wish good luck to the yanks & their hangers on.

On a side note, UK skies full of fighter jets this week. Syria Campgain starts within 14 days.........

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 09:49 PM

On a side note, UK skies full of fighter jets this week. Syria Campgain starts within 14 days.........


You noticed them too.
10 years ago we had Steve Jobs, Bob Hope and Johnny Cash - Now we have no Jobs, no Hope and no Cash So, what left? Alcohol.

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"the world seems a better place when you're wearing beer goggles".

Quote buried in same article from 27 year old female subject painting the town of Cardiff red on a booze fuelled night out.




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