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Is Donald Trump the American Kurtz?

In the classic book, Heart of Darkness, which inspired the film Apocalypse Now[1], Joseph Conrad tells the story of Charles Marlowe who has been sent to Africa by an unnamed company to find one of its agents—Kurtz. Kurtz went deep … Continue reading

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The naivety of Edward Snowden?

In a previous New York Times article, Hasty Exit Started With Pizza Inside a Hong Kong Hideout, this Edward Snowden statement caught my attention.[1] Mr. Snowden said little until they had arrived at a home, where he took Mr. Man … Continue reading

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How the NSA is fighting to win the PR War

When the Snowden revelations were at their peak, I said that the NSA had lost the PR battle.[1] I concluded with Joe Stillwell’s message that they needed to find out what went wrong, fix it and take back the initiative. … Continue reading

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