Gary Brecher

Gary Brecher is The War Nerd.

Gary Brecher’s Dispatches

  1. The War Nerd: Turkey's Good, Healthy Riots

    A report by Gary Brecher, 4:32 a.m. June, 6 2013

    I’ve been learning a lot about the journalism business from reading the coverage of the Turkish protests.

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  2. The War Nerd: The Diary of Adam Gurowski

    A report by Gary Brecher, 7:30 a.m. May, 22 2013

    A slap in the face for America and a reminder that Europe was once truly great.

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  3. I Heart Syria

    A report by Gary Brecher, 6:27 a.m. May, 15 2013

    Abu Sakkar's bloody Valentine is a hell of a recruiting tool.

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  4. War Nerd: Our Ringers vs. Your Ringers

    A report by Gary Brecher, 12:27 p.m. May, 8 2013

    The war in Syria has been picked over from every angle except the most obvious one: who’s doing what, and how

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  5. The War Nerd: Dead Center

    A report by Gary Brecher, 1:10 p.m. April, 30 2013

    The Central African Republic is where old ideologies and costumes come to die.

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  6. Boston Bomb Speculation: Why Wait?

    A report by Gary Brecher, 11:52 a.m. April, 16 2013

    Sometimes a War Nerd’s job is to make a dumb, premature guess. This is one of those times.

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  7. The War Nerd: North Korea, Wish Mao Were Here

    A report by Gary Brecher, 11:28 a.m. April, 16 2013

    The Cold War came back this week like an old colonial’s malaria.

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  8. War Nerd: The Cheery, Ordinary World of Fascism

    A report by Gary Brecher, 7:36 a.m. April, 9 2013

    A Special Guest Column by "Annibale."

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  9. The War Nerd: Syria’s Bloodiest Home Videos

    A report by Gary Brecher, 10:07 a.m. April, 2 2013

    Last week, I saw two prisoners shot dead against a painting of SpongeBob SquarePants.

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  10. The War Nerd: Nigeria's Inevitable Mess

    A report by Gary Brecher, 11:30 a.m. March, 26 2013

    What’s going on in Nigeria is part of one of the biggest stories in the world: the fight for the Sahel.

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