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[GB] London Review of Books

[GB] London Review of Books
Seymour M. Hersh Erdoğan and the Syrian rebels The full extent of US co-operation with Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in assisting the rebel opposition in Syria has yet to come to light. The Obama administration has never publicly admitted to its role in creating what the CIA calls a ‘rat line’, a back channel highway into Syria. The rat line, authorised in early 2012, was used to funnel weapons and ammunition from Libya via southern Turkey and across the Syrian border to the opposition.

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[GB] The Wire - revue On the cover: Diamanda Galás: The vocalist, composer and interpreter returns to the subjects of disease and diaspora via new work De:formation and her reissued debut album. By Louise Gray. Plus, Global Ear: Artists, writers and organisers from around the world including Mariam Rezaei, Yan Jun, Mai Mai Mai, Cafe Oto and Bruce Russell respond to the new realities ushered in by Covid-19. Dale Cornish: Retaining the mordant wit and performative verve of his electroclash days, the Croydon based producer and performer bristles at the cutting edge of UK electronics. By Chal Ravens.

The Best in Parallel Text Books Online: 8 Refined Resources Let’s say you’re in a place where you can’t read the local language. You can’t read any stickers, pamphlets, slogans or warning signs in that language. Only there are signs in both English and the primary spoken language, so you can still understand everything. This scenario is a reality in many countries and regions, which means you can use the English as a backup while you work with your budding skills in the other language. It’s not a bad way to learn. Nieman Foundation AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, NF ’07, shown in a 2005 file photo, was shot and killed by an Afghan police officer on April 4. Peter Dejong/Associated Press AP photographer and 2007 Nieman Fellow Anja Niedringhaus was shot and killed April 4 by an Afghan police officer while covering the run-up to the elections.

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Modern Art Movement Timeline This French painting movement began when avant-garde artists including Cézanne, Renoir, and Manet scandalized the art world after being refused admission to the official art salon. Turning away from the stress on clarity of form and realistic rendering, the French Impressionists had an interest in how visual perception was based in fleeting optical impressions. They sought new ways to capture light and movement, atmosphere, and weather. They loosened their brushwork and lightened their palettes to include pure, intense colors – especially in their landscapes. Drawn to modern life, they also painted the mid-nineteenth century changes in Paris – capturing alienation amid public spaces such as railway stations, boulevards, cafes, and cabarets. movement-impressionism.htm

The Essential Guide on How to Learn a Language by Watching Movies and TV Think over this familiar scenario: You finally put together a great and useful phrase which will enable you to get around in another country or communicate with a foreign colleague. Something along the lines of, “Excuse me, could you tell me where the bank is?” [GB] The Gentlewoman - revue avec des articles lisibles en ligne The writer of great intelligence and optimism, Margaret Atwood is the face of the 20th issue, for autumn and winter 2019. Inside, the 79-year-old nature-lover, equal rights campaigner and author of 64 books sets out a reassuring roadmap for the future, interviewed on the eve of the publication of her long-awaited novel The Testaments. Alongside Margaret is the epic American artist Kara Walker, mesmerising actor Julia Garner, everyone’s favourite TV presenter Claudia Winkleman, the founder of Extinction Rebellion Gail Bradbrook and the sensational pop star Charlotte Adigéry.

Amazon’s TenMarks releases a new curriculum for educators that teaches kids writing using digital assistants, text messaging and more Amazon is expanding its efforts in the education technology space today with the launch of a new curriculum from TenMarks, the company it acquired several years ago which previously only focused on math lessons and related activities. Now, the business is offering an online curriculum for teachers designed to help students learn how to be better writers. The program includes a writing coach that leverages natural language processing, a variety of resources for teachers, and something called “bursts,” which are short writing prompts kids will be familiar with because of their use of mobile apps.

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