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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. 20 Secrets to Win a Great Job

    One of the keys to growing a net worth over time is selecting and excelling in a profession of your choice. But how do you get that first job (or a better job if you’re in one that’s going nowhere)?

  2. Inside 9/11, From Beginning to Never Ending

    I was really ticked off when I learned that the National Geographic Channel’s two part, four hour special “Inside 9/11″ was not available on my wimpy TV cable service. Now the day after the August 21 & 22 event has passed, I fi…

  3. Top 9 Little Known Ethnic Stereotypes

    There are a number of stereotypes perpetuated on a regular basis that we are all familiar with. Some carry a negative connotation, others a positive one. You have heard them before. The Irish are drunken brawlers. The Germans can get

  4. Assassination in the Bible

    Steven Taylor at Poliblog posted this concerning Pat Robertson’s absurd (to put it charitably — most bloggers are calling him insane) suggestion that the U.S. assassinate Venezualan President Hugo Chavez.
    Now, I think Steven is right conc…

  5. Frogs Invade, France Surrenders

    French countryside hit by a massive invasion of frogs is the headline from The Independent (UK). This means only one thing, France is inevitably only days away from being ruled by frogs.

  6. Don Surber says:

    Lessons From Baseball’s Payrolls

    The ability of New York, Boston and Los Angeles teams to have huge payrolls has been argued for years. This season is no exception. But how true is it? I looked at the standings and the payroll and found 8 teams have a shot at the playoffs in the AL an…

  7. is Misrepresenting the FEC

    Bashing the FEC

  8. Point Five says:

    Robertson To Apologize: Prayed to “Wrong Jesus”

    Televangelist Pat Robertson, who ignited controversy Monday by calling for the assasination of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, is reportedly preparing an apology for tomorrow’s 700 Club….

  9. Coming Soon, New Photos From Abu Ghraib!

    That gives me pause to wonder….when they hear of a Koran that may have been flushed they riot and kill people…..when we see a video of one of our countrymen being held down and having his head sawed off while he is alive we cry out for Ju…

  10. Don Surber says:

    Three Lessons On Baseball Payroll

    The ability of New York, Boston and Los Angeles teams to have huge payrolls has been argued for years. This season is no exception. But how true is it?

  11. New Column: The Immigration Time-bomb

    The immigration issue is the political equivalent of a time-bomb in American politics. Depending of whether it is defused or explodes, it will either strengthen or blow apart existing American electoral coalitions. The issue is dangerous to the current…

  12. Dadmanly says:

    A Eulogy for Lincoln (Part Two)

    When last I wrote, in my mind I was standing on the edge of a moment in history, sharing in the grief of mournful passing of the Lincoln sepulcher upon its rail-borne hearse. Thinking, rolling over in my mind the shock of the Great Man, taken so quickl…

  13. NIF says:

    Hoo Haa Tuesday

    Today’s dose of NIF – News, Interesting & Funny … Hoo Haa Tuesday (and what about that 180, Kerry?)

  14. A “Mega” Vote

    Dianne Feinstein wouldn’t be resorting to hyperbole, would she? Acording to an AP story
    She called the impending debate over Roberts’ nomination a “big, big deal.”
    “I don’t think in the last couple of decades there has been a Supreme Court app…

  15. Inside the Asylum (UN)

    Interesting read that gives some idea on the freedom of debate and information flows within the UN. It is reportedly a transcript from the “UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion & Protection of Human Rights: 57th session, plenum (26 July 2005, 5:43-6:03…

  16. So They Want Another Vietnam?

    Update: I have another post up that builds on the ideas in this one. You can read it here.
    I have grown weary of the anti-war Left in this country. Actually, since they are the same, I should just say the Left. Yes, I …

  17. The Surveillance State — New York Edition

    New York is on the verge of a massive increase in surveillance in its subway system

  18. After 9/11

    We’re setting up a unique online memorial to 9/11.

  19. Jo's Cafe says:

    All States Getting Fatter