War

PTSD, Interesting

This links to an article on a study done in Denmark. The study was carried out on Danish soldiers who served in Afghanistan. The main thrust of the article lines […]

Myke Cole wrote an intriguing piece over on Jim C. Hines blog the other day. It was entitled Uniform in the Closet: Why Military SF’s Popularity Worries Me. In it […]

In the days after the 9/11 attacks I was treated to footage of ecstatic crowds on the ‘arab street’ celebrating our tragedy. This joined the many years of footage from […]

“Enlisted men are stupid, but extremely cunning and sly, and bear considerable watching.” U.S. Army’s Officer Guide, 1863 A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He […]

I am a religious man, who fails to live up to his ideals every day. I’m working on it. This happened in the Kuwaiti desert. It’s a story I’ve told […]

Glad to finally be able to put UBL into the ‘good’ category. As wigg1es so aptly put it on Boing Boing, “If only this actually meant anything……” What does it […]

That’s my uncle! He presents a paper that is a brilliant examination of the relationship between the Indian Wars the United States fought in its early life and the current […]

Just found a guy named Fareed Zakaria. I’m really impressed. This article, which he wrote for Newsweek in the aftermath of 9/11, was amazing. In its tone and basic ideas […]