Beltway Traffic Jam(aica)

All’s still going well on the honeymoon. We went snorkeling this morning and have a catamaran cruise this afternoon. After a couple of cloudy days, the skies are quite fair and it’s quite hot. All good, though.

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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.


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