Blogger thwarted me much of this evening but there were many things that caught my attention - too many in fact - but here are some of the best:DNI
posts an interview with the highly regarded expert strategist Martin van Creveld
( hat tip to John Robb
"The Strategic Implications of Political Liberalization and Democratization in the Middle East
" by Chris Zambelis
in ParametersBrad Plumer
has good commentary on " The Wrath of Khan"
cover story in this month's The Atlantic.Curtis Gale Weeks
the philosophically inclined proprietor of Phatic Communion
deconstructs the concept of competing worldviews in " Triune Disunity"
at Regions of Mind
has had a sudden burst of posting, well-crafted as always.Razib
at Gene Expression
on the economic decision making in Salafi terror networks
And in a rare departure for me, something new in the online worldRob
posts on Ning