Things are happening fast in Eastern Congo. Strange things.
Just that lone, wistful figure wandering among the cabanas, musing on life and the universe and Kaboom!
The Central African Republic never makes the news unless people are being killed there in large numbers.
Libertarianism in action as plucky Somali pirates defy big government.
Her worst mistake was her humility.
The American Mall is invading Islam, the American Mall is taking over.
“Let’s fly a bunch of death-row inmates over there and give them automatic weapons!”
I can read communiques from the most disgusting irregular groups in the world but I can’t watch Kerry give speeches or Obama stumble through another peanut-cluster of patriotic clichés.
It’s tempting to say that world outrage at this chemical attack in Syria is something new.
The Jihadis hadn't counted on Kate Middleton’s sluggish gestation clock.
The weird overlap between war nerding and the scraggy world of ESL teaching.
Storming Chapultepec and Getting Dissed by the Ticket Lady
You don’t get too many whodunits in the terrorism business.
I’ve never been to Paraguay and probably never will. But that doesn’t get in the way of loving a place.
I’ve been learning a lot about the journalism business from reading the coverage of the Turkish protests.
A slap in the face for America and a reminder that Europe was once truly great.
Abu Sakkar's bloody Valentine is a hell of a recruiting tool.
The war in Syria has been picked over from every angle except the most obvious one: who’s doing what, and how
The Central African Republic is where old ideologies and costumes come to die.
Sometimes a War Nerd’s job is to make a dumb, premature guess. This is one of those times.
The Cold War came back this week like an old colonial’s malaria.
A Special Guest Column by "Annibale."
Last week, I saw two prisoners shot dead against a painting of SpongeBob SquarePants.
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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