Tag: france


The Secret History of the CIA in Romania

I think just about everyone knows the general outline of the events (in Europe) of World War 2. A strident Adolf Hitler leads Nazi Germany to expand into Austria and parts of Czechoslovakia and then invades Poland in 1939. This triggers Britain and France to enter the war. The Nazis and their allies in Italy… Read More ›

Le Monde Hearts Nicolae Guta

Do you speak French? I nearly laughed myself out of my seat on the plane last week to Bucharest when I read this: Epoustouflant chanteur tsigane de Roumanie, Nicolae Gutsa épate par sa virtuosité vocale lorsqu’il se lance dans une course folle d’onomatopées rythmiques, telle celle ouvrant cette réédition d’un album. In other words, Le… Read More ›