The realities of globalisation
In an article in today's Observer, one of the two French hostages, both journalists, recently freed in Iraq says: "I would like to tell my British friends in the profession to stay out of Iraq, it's not worth it. These guys will do a Google search on you, and then you will be killed. You are a walking target."
I'm reminded of Milan Kundera: "Unity of mankind means: No escape for anyone anywhere."
But if you want to be cheered up, check out Lesbian novel was 'danger to nation'.