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James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.


  1. Pro(long)-Life

    As frustrated as I may get with the folks trying to nickel and dime us to life, I’d love to see a real–and by real I mean substantial, tens of years rather than a year here and there–advance in this area.

  2. Jacques Chirac Channels Jimmy Carter

    French President Jacques Chirac addressed the French people last night and attributed the riots that have shaken his country for the past three weeks to discrimination and malaise.

  3. Dean Disavows Racial Slurs, Stops Short of Apology

    Head Democrat can’t apologize

  4. Choose Life says:

    Tuesday Open Trackbacks!

    Look for open posts here on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

  5. Another Palm Beach Post whopper

    That wasn’t hard. Now I suggest Mr. Schultz and company take up what they are really good at. Lies and comedy. With more lines like above they should do standup comedy for they are certainly not journalists.

  6. An interesting view of Associate Justice Ginsburg and the confirmation of Judge Sam Alito

    In the Washington Post today, there is a very interesting look at Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and how history relates to the confirmation of Judge Sam Alito.

    The article, makes the case that, the nomination of Ginsburg to the Supreme court…

  7. Macgyver/Bauer 2008

    Only one candidate knows the best route to Washington DC and he can get there with a toothbrush, some WD-40, and a pencil sharpener. According to the Macgyver 2008 site, only one man knows how important both a houseboat and a Swiss Army knife are to Am…

  8. Those intolerant atheists

    Here he comes again, in his never ending personal crusade to purge all references to the Divine from the public square and become this generation’s version of Madelyn Murray O’Hare. From the AP story:SACRAMENTO, Calif. – An atheist who has…

  9. No Blood For Postage!

    It was one of those Saturdays. After letting it go all week, I found myself at the post office first thing in the morning, papers and packages spilling out of my work satchel. I threw my bag up on the back counter and let out one of those heavy, audibl…

  10. Swimming with the Snarks ……. morning edition

    French parliament to examine state of emergency bill to quell riots.
    I don’t know what former President Clinton is gonna do any different? But, hey ….. suppressing an uprising is certainly different than Jimmuh strapping on a tool belt and helping …

  11. Why Not as Many WMDs as Expected Were Found: Jay Rockefeller Explains It All

    On Fox News Sunday (from Bill Bennett column in National Review; HT Lucianne; bold is mine):
    (Chris) WALLACE: Now, the President never said that Saddam Hussein was an imminent threat. As you saw, you did say that. If anyone hyped the intelligence, is…

  12. An Even Bigger Deal…..

    Than Bush supposedly lying. That is, what Senator Jay Rockefeller had to say to Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. As Powerline has reported, the significant part of the interview:WALLACE: Now, the President never said that Saddam Hussein was an

  13. Around and about…

    A few items that’ve caught my eye According to Orson Scott Card, The Legend of Zorro “…is not a great movie. It’s barely a good movie…” but it has one (but at least it has that) saving grace. Amazing: a movie from Hollyweird with one redeeming …

  14. Bush Blasts Critics Again, Crosses Proverbial Line

    President Bush’s recent speeches that take his intellectually dishonest critics to task have been met with great praise by Republicans nationwide. The general feeling among his conservative base can best be summed up by the phrase: It’s about time. H…

  15. Morning Muster

    NOTES 1. TWO SECNAVS The Senate’s confirmation of Donald Winter as secretary of the Navy Nov. 10 while Gordon England still holds the job has caused “a little bit of a collision of positions that we are working through,” said…

  16. Clarion call from a patriot.

    Clark Baker has posted an absolutely must-read letter at California Conservative. A brief excerpt: […] 1. Can we lose this war?2. What does losing really mean?If we are to win, we must clearly answer these two pivotal questions.We can definitely

  17. Morning Muster

    SMASH NOTES TWO SECNAVS The Senate’s confirmation of Donald Winter as secretary of the Navy Nov. 10 while Gordon England still holds the job has caused “a little bit of a collision of positions that we are working through,” said…

  18. For Muslims, it’s only terrorism when their own…

    The Guns and Butter Blog points out a most interesting thing I hadn’t quite thought of before about the suicide bombing that took place in Jordan a few days ago, that being – when does an act of savagery like what Zarqawi’s gang committed count in ev…

  19. Morning Muster

    David Furst / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images HUMANITARIAN RELIEF Coalition forces brought some much needed cheer to school children in Umm Qasr, when they conducted a humanitarian relief mission to the Iraqi town. STEEL CURTAIN Five Marines assign…