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Thomas Friedman wants you to watch 'Batman' to understand ISIS and Boko Haram

Add another one to the “you can’t make this stuff up” file. Tom Friedman is now quoting from “Batman: The Dark Knight” to explain ISIS, Boko Haram and their ilk: 443 more words


4 October 2014. A View From the East... Mind Your Own Business! (Luo Jie/China Daily)


If there was ever a time for the US government to keep its big mouth shut, it’s now. True, Faux News would rant n’ rave, and Thomas Friedman would issue bombastic and pietistic bullshit in the… 226 more words


Who is Tom Friedman? An Interview from Khan Academy

Worth spending some minutes listening to this interview. Who he is and why he has achieved what he has achieved. It all starts with your roots and what you think of as you do things… … 6 more words


Casus belli

BlueForceTracker is a useful bridge between military and civilian understandings of current events, providing insightful analysis by military personnel and veterans.  But in one recent article, the prolific… 509 more words

New York Times Columnist Line of the Day

If you frequent this here premier “web log,” there’s a good chance you may once or twice have read the New York Times op-ed page. You might even recognize the names of the columnists, who every day spout the most conventionally wise of the conventional wisdom. 71 more words


The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - Who They Are and What They Want

After the beheading of two American journalists, the Islamic State, a ruthless terrorist organization located in Syria and Iraq, has become the next potential target for US intervention in the Middle East. 642 more words