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NATO Imagines Future Warfare

Innovation is a key component of readiness when it comes to future threats. NATO’s Innovation Hub recently commissioned a short story from author August Cole, asking him to draw upon his writing and imaginative abilities to create a picture of what NATO operations could be like in the year 2040. The Cipher Brief is pleased […]

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Book review: The Last High by Daniel Kalla

Article content The Last High Daniel Kalla (Simon & Schuster) We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Book review: The Last High offers a glimpse into Vancouver drug crisis Back to video $22 | 308 pp The exhausting and emotionally charged evening that follows the unexpected ER patient admissions kicks off a series […]

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The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischvili review – a landmark epic | Books

John Steinbeck wrote in A Russian Journal (1948) that wherever he went in Russia, “the magical name of Georgia came up constantly”. This southern land in the Caucasus, with its Black Sea coast and vineyards, was spoken of “as a kind of second heaven”. Yet used as a chapter epigraph towards the end of Nino […]

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