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‘The Fixer: A Story From Sarajevo': A fine book about war and journalism these days

My daughter passed along to me a graphic non-fiction book she'd read, Joe Sacco's The Fixer: A Story From Sarajevo. I was impressed. I think ...

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‘The best war books of all time’?

So they claim. Here's a list compiled by the conservative British newspaper The Telegraph. I'm guessing it was compiled after one of those long liquid ...

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Phil Klay’s ‘Redeployment': Probably the best book I’ve read on the Iraq War

If you served in Iraq, or want understand what it was like for many people, you owe it to yourself to read Phil Klay's book ...

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Adm. Dave Oliver’s appreciation of how Rickover created the nuclear Navy

One of the best books I read all summer was an advance copy of a study of Adm. Rickover, father of the nuclear Navy. Against ...

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Another ‘@WAR’ quote of the day: Private cyberwars likely to come from banks

From Shane Harris's @WAR: "If a 'private' cyber war ever breaks out, it will probably be launched by a bank."

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Observation from Harris’s ‘@WAR': Just b/c it’s secret doesn’t mean it’s true

Interesting quote from a book I read over the summer, titled @WAR: The Rise of the Military Internet Complex: "There's a presumption that if something ...

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Your weekend reading

Here is an interesting reading list from the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum (#DEF2014). I don't know a lot of the business books on it. For my ...

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Tom’s review in the NY Times of Risen’s new book on the costs of the terror war

Yesterday the Times, a newspaper in New York City, carried my review of James Risen's new book. I found the book's subject -- the many ...

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