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Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

In Search of Maputo

David Patrick Lane writes on 'Searching for Pancho', a short film by South African filmmaker Christopher Bisset about the work of Pancho Guedes, perhaps the most renowned of all building designers -- about five hundred structures all told -- in what was then Portugal’s piece of the action, Lourenço Marques, now Maputo.

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Drones in Somalia

With new reports of drone strikes by the American military in Somalia–the aim is to take out after members of Al Shabab– and a CIA base (and prison) in Mogadishu, I asked Alex Thurston, also the blogger...