From Christopher Dickey, the author of "Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South" and "Securing the City," this site provides updates and footnotes on history, espionage, terrorism, fanaticism, policing and counterinsurgency linked to Dickey's columns for The Daily Beast and his other writings; also, occasional dialogues, diatribes, and contributions from friends.
Friday, December 06, 2013
Nelson Mandela's Choice: Guerrilla? Terrorist? Saboteur? Pragmatist.
Anger at the Heart of Nelson Mandela's Violent Struggle
By Christopher Dickey, December 6th 201310:19 AM The future president of South Africa once considered guerilla warfare and terrorism to overturn Apartheid. Imprisoned for so long, his anger mellowed.