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James Joyner
About James Joyner
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. The War Against Legal Drugs

    I was having dreams about raining blood and I felt disconnected from reality. I had no idea that missing a few doses of your antidepressant could cause this, so I thought it was all me. I seriously thought I was going crazy.

  2. Top 9 Made Up Yet Completely Plausible Robert Byrd Quotes


  3. Why Words Matter

    Who is Luis Posada? If his Wikipedia entry is any indication he’s a terrorist who has launched attacked on Communist…

  4. The Best Financial Advice I Can Give, Part 4

    Here’s part four of our series asking five top personal finance experts to offer their single best piece of advice: ?Start now. Your money compounds more the longer it?s invested. Invest in an S

  5. CitzCom says:

    Psychiatrists May Push for Gay Marriage OK

    I saw this on the Huffington Post and thought it deserved comment.

  6. HerbEly says:

    Decline of War: Why this isn?t News

    War has fallen on hard times. Worldwide, the number of wars has been declining for fifteen years. As Greg Easterbrook reports in New Republic, major news media have almost completely overlooked this story. (You could have read it in this

  7. Who Will Decide?

    Look who will make the diference in the filibuster fight

  8. Marketing don’t’s

    One in an occasional series …

    If you’re attempting to engage in a political conversation on the weighty topics of economic incentives, tax policy and government spending, don’t name yourself something that brings to mind images of hair restorati…

  9. Here’s the Outrage

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has discovered, again, that fund raising companies that work with dubious collective organizations use the donations to pay for their expenses and pass the proceeds onto the organization for whom it’s collecting donor money…

  10. Graham Feeling Republican Heat

    With news that Sen. Lindsey Graham is one of 12 members of the Senate trying to reach a compromise on the filibuster showdown, South Carolina’s senior Senator is again getting pounded by members of his own party.

  11. Jack Army says:

    Everything you need to know about the 15-month En

    here are some good jobs on that list, meaning I didn’t expect the list to be as long or to include as many technical MOS’s. There are also some very popular MOS’s on the list as well. It will be interesting to see in about 6 months how many new Sold…

  12. ROFASix says:

    Secret N. Korean Video? …or sham?

    Is there a place more depressing than Afghanistan under the Taliban? Turns out the answer is yes, North Korea, even without the Taliban. How bad is it? The San Diego Union-Tribune describes it in the article,”Horrific conditions and suffering make it…

  13. dime95 says:

    Real Estate Market: The bubble will inevitably crash

    Despite all the recent problems like terrorism and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the economy has continued to grow at an average of over 3% a year. While this cannot compare to the double digit growth rates that China and to some extent, India and