By Taylor Marvin
Mughal portrait, 1670. Via Wikimedia.
What I read this week:
Moral vacuums and chemical weapons.
On Gaza, Goldstone and Israeli policy regarding terrorist enclaves.
The state problem in national security policy.
The “long pole in the tent”: China’s military jet engines.
The Economist on the conflict between traditional and western formalwear in China.
Ta-Nehisi Coates has a great discussion of Joe Haldeman’s fantastic The Forever War. Check it out, or the book if you haven’t read it.
Fall on your Sword – The First Time I Saw Jupiter
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An opinionated blog covering international politics and US foreign policy, among other things. By Taylor Marvin.
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