Orson Welles’ Hong Kong ferry collision

Remember “Ferry to Hong Kong,” the movie where Orson Welles is skipper and Curt Jurgens the petty crook destined to live forever on the boat from Hong Kong to Macau? 100 people were injured on October 26th in a ferry collision. Rabid fundamentalists may see it as...

ISIS steps into a vacuum in Libya

A major ISIS goal is to control more oilfields. Given a political vacuum in an oil-rich country, they will step in and take advantage; breathtakingly obvious when you think about it. Ominously, they now control the major city of Sirte. Link:...