What Alan Rickman Taught Me About War

'Eye in the Sky' is One Thought-Provoking Movie.

Imagine you find out about a planned suicide bombing, which was to take place in the next few hours. Up to 80 innocent men, women, and children could be massacred. And imagine you have the power to stop it. You need only give the order, and a Drone would shoot a satellite-guided missile into the […]

5 Important Things We Should Consider After The #ParisAttacks

Understanding Islamist Terrorism.

So here we are again. In the space of less than a year, we’ve seen Australia come to a standstill with the Lindt Cafe terror siege. We’ve seen  Paris come to a standstill with the Charlie Hebdo massacre. And now, just a mere 10 months after Charlie Hebdo, the people of Paris have just experienced […]

Bradley Cooper’s New War Movie.

Hollywood has been making a few war movies recently. The most recent one being Fury, a WW2 tank movie starring Brad Pitt (who would have thought?). Well, a new war movie is coming out, based in the modern day, starring Hollywood superstar Bradly Cooper. And directed by Clint Eastwood. It’s called ‘American Sniper’. It’s based on […]

That Song from the Bomb Shelter.

  No doubt we all remember the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, where Hamas rained down rockets upon Israeli cities, and Israel retaliated by attacking Hamas in the Gaza strip. A number of related stories were trending on Facebook at the time, and I  remember landing on an Israeli Facebook page where someone had […]