You have to stick to what you love, as writing is such a lonely and depressing existence... stick to what you love and someone will hear your voice.
In Tehran, the 444 days of the Iran Hostage Crisis was the first world event in which you could literally have live events beamed into your living room. Now, every world event plays out on its own, and as a media event.
And I think it's true of any big organization... Bureaucracies and organizations make it hard to do the right thing sometimes.
I need eclectic people in my life.
The 'Bourne' movies are great in their own ways; it introduces a whole other sort of allegory about the Bush years. The secrecy and the threats of a big global organization.