Sir John Keegan

British historian John Keegan and I were almost contemporaries.  Although he was four years older than me, both of us were boys living in a Britain troubled by war in the early 1940s; he in England, I in Scotland.  Keegan told interviewer Brian Lamb a few years ago he chose military history  to study because he … Continue reading Sir John Keegan

Wall Street Financial Mumbo Jumbo=Recession

By Stephen The talking head economists tell the American public the worst of the recession is over.  Yet the world financial crisis does not seem be abating with Greece, Ireland, and Spain all needing cash infusions to save their economies from tanking.  Meanwhile in the United States the debate still rages over what started the whole mess … Continue reading Wall Street Financial Mumbo Jumbo=Recession