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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. Turn a Hobby into Income

    Isn’t it everyone’s dream to take a hobby, something you love to do, and start making money from it?

  2. Moosetopia says:

    SOTW — Feminist Mormon Housewives


  3. HerbEly says:

    What Does a Teacher Make?

    My wife sent this to me this morning. The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. One man, a CEO, decided to explain the problem with education. He argued, “What’s a kid going to learn from someone who

  4. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

    Who’s the most moral of them all?

    There has been chatter on the blogosphere about Amnesty’s latest Human Rights report, posts that tie in nicely with my recent thoughts on the subject.

    We start our journey over at Obsidian Wings, who links to a…

  5. CitzCom says:

    Just One More Reason to Think Jessica Lynch is a Hero

    Long ago, on a Blog far far away, the Citzcom folks got together by writing various opinions in a discussion forum on Jessica Lynch. We traded talk of medals she should receive, debunked myths created by the very media that previously raised her and th…

  6. Friday Fun Meme

    (I forgot that today was Friday)

    Here’s one I saw a while back at The LLama Butchers (posted by Robert) a while back, that while it has the potential to skid off into braggadocio, also has the potential for a little biographical fun:

    Ten things…

  7. 300 Filipino Contractors Strike At Camp Cooke In Iraq

    Well this is just the strangest thing. It seems 300 Filipinos contracted to work for Prime Projects International and Kellog Brown and Root at Camp Cooke in the province of Taji, Iraq have went on strike after a contract dispute….

  8. Thanks for noting it James. You’re making it sound downright routine for me to retire.

  9. The Death of Private Sam Huff, Cutie Pie

    IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2005 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Pfc. Sam W. Huff, 18, of Tucson, Ariz., died April 18 in Baghdad,…

  10. Point Five says:

    I think maybe I got catblogging right this time

    It’s Friday and time for catblogging! After the complaints last week, I think I’ve got it figured out this time…

  11. Zap*Germs says:

    Blogging in the Time of Pandemic

    I missed this on my earlier scan of the Nature focus on avian flu: a fictional blog by a journalist in 2005/06, when time has run out and the pandemic is upon us.

    A snippet from the 27 Feb 2006 entry:
    “I watch the scenes of a society descending i…

  12. Be here Tuesday

    Your mother might never have said it like us,but she certainly thought it!

    [Shilled at OTB Traffic Jam]

  13. thebandwagon says:


    Coming Tuesday. May 31,2005.