Due to some computer problems tonight related to my real world job that ate up, oh, four hours worth of my time - my post is, well, postponed :o)
But here are a few others worth reading:
"Who are the Insurgents?"
from the USIP
( Hat tip Tom Odom
). The paper has some admirable detail and analytical depth and was written by an Israeli specialist on Iraq. A fusion with confusion on the Sunni spectrum.
"On War Crimes; or, “What makes it immoral if you lose but not if you win?”
of Coming Anarchy
who is on a blogging tear lately.Dave
has everything you might wish to know about Judge AlitoCurtis
connects consilience, resilience, conservatism and Cicero in one post
( Cicero the Blogger
not the Roman, though the historical Cicero
certainly desired a resilient Republic)Andis Kaulins
gives a comprehensive review of the legal questions regarding blogs, their content, RSS feeds, fair use, data harvesting, attribution and Implied Licenses
. In other words, things you as a blogger should know but probably do not. Here also is Judge Posner on fair use doctrine