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The waning of the defense blogs?

Is it my imagination, or is the defense blogosphere going quieter? I’ve been struck as I stroll the waterfront how infrequently some commenters are posting, especially in second-tier blogs like Kings of War and thirdlings such as Ink Spots and Secure Nation. Give them a click, and maybe they’ll wake up. And tell them to ...

U.S. Navy/Naval History & Heritage Command
U.S. Navy/Naval History & Heritage Command
U.S. Navy/Naval History & Heritage Command

Is it my imagination, or is the defense blogosphere going quieter? I've been struck as I stroll the waterfront how infrequently some commenters are posting, especially in second-tier blogs like Kings of War and thirdlings such as Ink Spots and Secure Nation. Give them a click, and maybe they'll wake up. And tell them to give a call to old Dylan Thomas: Rage, rage against the dying of the blogs.

Is it my imagination, or is the defense blogosphere going quieter? I’ve been struck as I stroll the waterfront how infrequently some commenters are posting, especially in second-tier blogs like Kings of War and thirdlings such as Ink Spots and Secure Nation. Give them a click, and maybe they’ll wake up. And tell them to give a call to old Dylan Thomas: Rage, rage against the dying of the blogs.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1
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