This is part of the dark heart of 'The Sympathizer
,' a funhouse mirror displaying how American war movies redefined the narrative and worldwide perception of the Vietnam War.
And you talked about the whole issue of overnight success and everything--well, it took 14 years of misery of pounding my head against the wall with The Refugees in order to get to the point where I could write The Sympathizer
in two years.
"I think of that book as the nonfiction bookend to a much larger project about war and memory, of which 'The Sympathizer
' is the fictional bookend," he said.
The author is currently working on a sequel to 'The Sympathizer
Good as it is, The Sympathizer
is sometimes marred by overwriting." PHILIP CAPUTO
The situation is even more confused because the Pentagon has authorized the killing of "suspected" sympathizers
. What that means is that a foreigner or even an American may be killed based on suspicion that they may be sympathetic to either the Taliban or al-Qaeda.
A short study was undertaken to differentiate in a psychologically meaningful way between sympathizers
and empathizers of a bereaved person
In Cagayan de Oro City, a leader of Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) led members of progressive groups in seeking protection from the local government after they were labeled as members or sympathizers
of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the NPA.
The papers languished in boxes until Guthrie's daughter Nora asked Bragg, a British musician whose consistently, nay constantly expressed politics make him a logical Guthrie sympathizer
, to be her father's cowriter.
A report was quietly tucked into the suspect's FBI file: "Moynihan was either a communist or a communist sympathizer
Like other critics of the militias, Stern uses charges of anti-Semitism and racism to vilify opponents and delegitimize political stands he does not like, much as the epithet "Communist sympathizer
" was used to attack advocates of civil rights legislation in the 1950s and '60s.
* Because Oppenheimer was the director of Los Alamos--and because he was a well-known Communist sympathizer
before the war--the charge against him is the most serious of Sudoplatov's and is to many the most credible.
Cameron, without apologizing for his "terrorist sympathizer
" comments that outraged many ranking politicians, urged members of parliament to vote for the measure on the floor for debate Wednesday.
With little character development and somewhat weightless dialog, Harlow tells a story that is almost entirely driven by plot and not entirely believable--two young teenagers uncover a German spy and sympathizer
operation, with the Navy and FBI unable to do so.
So reconstructing Iraq's legal system will involve an advocate of executive dictatorship, and organizing the country's loyal opposition will be supervised by an "ex"-Taliban sympathizer
. Hail liberation!