Important, from Mark Dawson at Ethnography.com.
On 3 July, The New Republic‘s TNR Conversation with Josh Patashnik hosted the Brookings Institution’s Benjamin Wittes, author of the recently released Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in an Age of Terror (Penguin Press, 2008), and the New America Foundation’s Andrew McCarthy, author of Willful Blindness: A Memoir of the Jihad (Encounter Books, 2008).
A while back Tim mentioned a great new blog by NYU political science doctoral student Drew Conway, entitled Zero Intelligence Agents, which asks the question “How can the social sciences, mathematics, and computer science combine to affect national security policy?” Indeed. I’ve been meaning to add it to the CT-NET COINLAB page for a while. It’s there now. Go read.
I took my revenge after a hundred years, and I only regret that I acted in haste.
A few weeks ago CTLab’s esteemed Managing Editor tagged me with the equivalent of a chain-letter. Now normally, this is the kind of thing I flush down the toilet with extreme prejudice, and walk briskly away, whistling a merry tune as I go. In this case, I thought it better to lie in wait, lull my tormentor into a complacent stupor, and then pounce. And so it goes.
The rules are simple: