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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. Jack Bauer on your Cell Phone

    A 24-style game will be coming to your cell phone early in 2006 to coincide with season 5. Along with a game, ringtones and wallpaper will also be offered.

  2. Student turns down ACLU’s scholarship

    She called the ACLU last week and left a message saying she had decided to decline the scholarship.

    Alessandra Meetze, a spokeswoman for the ACLU, expressed surprise at Aldridge’s decision.

    “It’s a first for us,” she sai…

  3. Net Worths of Financial Bloggers

    As many of you know, I regularly post net worths of financial bloggers (see here, here, and here for examples of past posts). I do this for two reasons: 1) It’s fun! 🙂 and 2) If you are getting advice

  4. McCain, Larry Noble and Delusions of Grandeur

    McCain was not elected President and thus needs to shut up.

  5. Five years ago

    Dear wife and I have been married 16 years. Marriage is an adventure, there are good times, bad times and sometimes plain silly time.

  6. Don Surber says:

    NBC, Have I Got A Show For You

    Thanks to Drudge, I learned today that NBC is so desperate for sitcoms that it is soliciting new ideas on spec.
    Well, I just happen to have a few ideas:

  7. Point Five says:

    Emergency Shuttle Repair Leads To New Technologies

    …“It’s called spin-off technology,” explained Chuck Wheatley, a NASA spokesman. “If you’ve ever wondered who invented the squeeze-tube steak you enjoyed last night, or where your mylar bedsheets came from, the answer i…

  8. Les Jones says:

    Hybrid Cars – the Silent Killers

    “Headlines from the year 2020: Oat bran – the silent killer.” — Brad Hall-era Saturday Night Live sketch From The Safest Cars: a Holistic Approach, in the (San Francisco) Bayosphere: This article is not about gas mileage, but about safety, and …

  9. This Is Bad

    Bomb kills 14 Marines in western Iraq
    This is something that tragically highlights a point I’ve been wanting to make for some time now. We are losing the benefit we gained from liberating Iraq.
    There’s no question that we should have in…

  10. Sandra “Beth” Geisel Still Causing Pain

    The recent arrest of Albany area teacher Sandra Beth Geisel (still no relation to Theodore) on charges that she raped several of her underage male students has prompted much outrage and a subsequent flow of letters to the editor. We

  11. Boomerang

    A disgusting editorial from a professor of literature who is a simplistic analyst of global affairs. Interesting that the Oregonian changed the title from the ‘you got what you deserved’ flavor of the original “boomerang” title to the more relativi…

  12. A Pitfall For Saudi Tyranny

    The Opinion Journal today features excellent insights into Saudi succession by Simon Henderson.
    Henderson’s piece is called ‘Saudi Brezhnevs’, and it is an apt title on several levels. Henderson points out the importance of weighing the age and se…

  13. America the Beautiful

    WunderWife and I had to go to Atlanta this past weekend to get fingerprinted by Immigration/Homeland Security. This was necessary to complete our I-600A ? Petition To Classify Orphan As an Immediate Relative. We are currently well along in our quest…

  14. Watch The Dems Claim Headway For 2006

    In the 2nd Congressional District of Ohio yesterday, a special election was held to fill the vacant seat created when President Bush appointed former Congressman Rob Portman to the position of US Trade Representative.

  15. Know Your Google! Get Better Results!

    Some of you may already be aware of this, but I think most people don’t use any where near the full functionality that Google offers through its search engine. Most people just type a couple of words into the text

  16. JACK ARMY says:

    Getting ready for Basic Training?

    I did what everyone advises: kept my eyes and ears open and my mouth shut. Oh, and don’t volunteer for nuthin’!

  17. NIF says:

    The Alliance of Baby Monkeys

    Today’s dose of NIF – News, Interesting & Funny … more stuff!

  18. From the Roberts Circus – A Balancing Act

    bRight & Early is SupportingFreedom Alliance in Blogathon 2005Click to Register and Donate
    Last Wednesday I wrote about The John Roberts Nomination Circus and it appears that the first act in the center ring is a balancing act by none other than…

  19. The Latest Editorial Masquerading As News

    From the Asia times comes this front page news bulletin by Jim Lobe.

    Some highlights:

    “As US President George W Bush announced the unprecedented recess appointment of ultra-nationalist John Bolton as his next ambassador to the United Nations,…

  20. SoCalPundit says: Pulls Down Report On Voter Fraud Investigation

    The article went offline early this afternoon and Jenny at AZCentral indicates this must be a mistake and will look into what has happened. The article was originally posted at: and is in ref…

  21. A Prescription for Big Media’s Salvation?

    In the Spring ’05 issue of The Wilson Quarterly, an international opinion magazine published by Princeton University’s Center for Int’l Relations & Diplomatic Scholars, William Powers writes a lengthy article on the 7 Steps to Big Media’s Salvation (fr…

  22. Morning Quarters

    War on Terror Police Chiefs Group Bolsters Policy on Suicide Bombers ? Sari Horwitz, Washington Post The International Association of Chiefs of Police, which represents the heads of police departments in the United States and across the world, has issu…

  23. The Road Through Syria to Jihad in Iraq

    Evan Kohlmann over at the Counterterrorism Blog has a link to an article entitled The Road Through Syria to Jihad in Iraq (pdf file). This is basically a ‘Jihad for Dummies’ guide on how to achieve several dozen virgins. Hat tip to Global Terror Aler…

  24. Arab Technology meets German Engineering

    Short video clip: The Bomber and the Cafe Tip of the mortar board to my brother the rocket scientist. See DANGerus at Fraudwa. Ace of Spades writes Bush: Yes, Virginia there is a war on terror. Open Post by Mudville…

  25. Wave Maker says:

    Roberts Work on Gay Rights Case a Curve Ball

    Courtesy of Ann Althouse, I learn that, while in private practice at Hogan & Hartson, Supreme Court nominee John Roberts worked pro bono on behalf of the plaintiffs who challenged a voter-approved 1992 Colorado initiative that would have allowed employ…