MAXIM FOR THE TROOPS? Reuters reports its publisher is going to send free copies of Maxim and Stuff magazines to our troops in the Middle East. This publicity stunt thoughtful gesture would be appreciated were it not for the fact that the Muslim censors in those countries will likely confiscate them rather than take the trouble to mark out all the content they’d deem offensive.

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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.