Happy New Year

It’s midnight on the East Coast and thus 2005 outside the Beltway. I’m at a New Year’s party, ironically enough, inside the Beltway.

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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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  3. Rodney Dill says:

    Happy New Year

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    Oh That Generation X
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  12. rox_publius says:

    Hey, thanks for giving the blog illiterate a turtorial. I needed it.

    Happy New Year!!