- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008.
I’ve been reading the blog "War on the Rocks" with interest, and so am pleased to be able to recommend their year-end reading list. But I still don’t understand the blog’s name. Does it refer to running aground or drinking whiskey? Or to something else?
I suspect it is because war is never "neat."