- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A British division commander has issued instructions to his subordinates that ban eating food with one’s hands, and also offers useful advice about how to hold a knife and fork. In addition, he has some strong opinions about where one should sit at a dinner party.
Speaking of military etiquette, for the American point of view, here is a photo of the aircraft that dropped a toilet on the Viet Cong.
Daniel W. Drezner is professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a senior editor at The National Interest. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Drezner has received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation, and the Treasury Department.| Daniel W. Drezner |