Monthly Archives: October 2012
I liked the idea of looking for commonality in disparate protests. In Europe (and soon, America) people are frustrated with the limits of the social welfare state to extend more benefits than taxation and borrowing provides, without compromising economic growth, … Continue reading
During the late 1920s and early 1930s Eisenhower’s career in the post war army stalled somewhat, as military priorities diminished; many of his friends resigned for high-paying business jobs. He was assigned to the American Battle Monuments Commission directed by … Continue reading
“All that they had they gave. All that they might have had. All that they had ever been. All that they might ever have become.”
If climate scientists’ prophesies of an ice-free Arctic Ocean pan out, the world will witness the most sweeping transformation of geopolitics since the Panama Canal opened. Seafaring nations and industries will react assertively — as they did when merchantmen and … Continue reading
Would Romney be OK? What kind of president would Mitt Romney be? And what should we expect from Barack Obama’s second term? To answer these questions, I’ll draw on the work of Yale political scientist Stephen Skowronek, who has argued that presidents’ fortunes … Continue reading
Pathfinder Pathfinder blog – good links to strategy.
Free Courses Free University Courses online. Why doesn’t NDU do this?