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FX's 'Tyrant' shows no imagination about the Middle East

Washington Post - 24 Jun 2014
FX's most recent high-low-minded drama, “Tyrant,” which premiered last night, is set in a fictional country called Abbudin. You might think that the show made that creative choice so the show, about the dictatorial family that rules Abbudin, could ...

You're not as tough as you act, tiny Vladimir Putin

British GQ - 15 Mar 2018
It's not even a real war, because you don't need a real war yet – not outside the Ukraine, which you terrorise. It's an invented war, designed to keep your poll ratings in the eighties, to distract your – well, they aren't constituents; they are ...

Tolerating The Talented Tyrant

Forbes - 05 Mar 2018
Forbes Coaches Council Top coaches offer insights on leadership development & careers. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Post written by. Lori Darley. Founder/CEO of Conscious Leaders, LLC Lori Darley brings two decades of ...

On The Death of a Tyrant: Or, Reflections on the Ides of March

Patheos (blog) - 16 Mar 2018
It was, after all, as we all know, that on this day, the 15th of March, the Ides of March in the year 44 before our common era that Julius Caesar was killed, marking one of those moments in history where everything changed. Or, maybe not so much. It ...

New Character Posters Released For SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY ...

GeekTyrant - 15 Mar 2018
Lucasfilm has released four new international character posters for Solo: A Star Wars Story and they feature Han (Alden Ehrenreich), Chewbacca, Lando (Donald Glover), and Qi'ra (Emilia Clarke). As you may have heard, the studio was accused of ripping ...

Trump May Be Rude, but That Doesn't Make Him a Tyrant

The National Interest Online (blog) - 11 Mar 2018
Donald Trump's critics, both here and abroad, increasingly compare his treatment of journalistic critics with that of Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan or even Joseph Stalin. Writing in the Financial Times, Gideon Rachman contends that ...

Country diary: a red tyrant thrashing straw for thatching

The Guardian - 02 Mar 2018
Dust hazes the barn, where six thatchers serve a clanking “red tyrant” not unlike the one in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles. The thresher, or “thrasher” in the Dorset accent, here is a scabby, faded red, like Hardy's 130 years earlier. This ...

See a tyrant, say it's a tyrant

Baltimore Sun - 01 Mar 2018
Great umbrage was taken concerning KAL's cartoon regarding the arming of teachers and President Donald Trump's desire for a military parade published in the Feb 25th edition of The Sun. The letter writer ("KAL's outrageous, disrespectful parade,” Feb ...

4X done quick: Space Tyrant and The Battle of Polytopia

Eurogamer.net - 02 Mar 2018
The 4X game is the Sunday papers genre: you spread out, prepare yourself for the long, luxurious haul, and tackle this glorious unwieldy thing, thick with features wanted and unwanted and packed with colour and far-flung intrigue. Your favourite part ...

“Turkey's tyrant just got even more despicable” US paper

Ahval - 02 Mar 2018
Any hint of moderation in Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is long gone, according to an editorial in the New York Post. The editorial, headlined Turkey's tyrant just got even more despicable, focused on Erdoğan's interaction with Amine Tıras, a ...

Letter: Let's hope Kim Jong-un isn't like his father

Press & Sun-Bulletin - 18 Mar 2018
And we are not our parents; we are individuals. Just as every criminal's child doesn't become a felon, neither must every tyrant's son become a tyrant himself. Individuals may not change, but generations certainly do. Kim is a young man born into ...

How Many Terms 'til You're a Tyrant?

Antiwar.com - 07 Mar 2018
Donald Trump caused a lot of concern in early March when he seemed to praise Chinese President Xi Jinping's removal of term limits on the president from the Chinese constitution, clearing the path for him to become "President for life," as Trump called ...

Netanyahu Warns against 'Tyrant' Iran

Asharq Al-awsat English - 07 Mar 2018
A man waits for the start of the evening's speeches at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Reuters. Washington - Asharq Al-Awsat. Addressing a crowd at the annual American Israel Public Affairs ...

Shehu Sani: Nasir El-Rufai a tyrant

Vanguard - 10 Mar 2018
Senator Shehu Sani explains his rift with Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, its genesis and how it has mutated and now involves Senator Hunkuyi, creating a sharp division within the ruling All Progressives Congress in the state. Sani, who was ...

How Many Terms Till You're a Tyrant Ripe for Regime Change?

Consortium News - 08 Mar 2018
In some cases, the hint that a country might be removing presidential term limits provides Washington sufficient cause to support a coup, but in other cases Washington celebrates presidents-for-life, observes Ted Snider. By Ted Snider. Donald Trump ...

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