(David A. Westbrook, USA, 09/18/21 3:23 am)
The journal Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary is holding a roundtable discussion of the causes and long-term consequences of the war in Afghanistan. I'm a participant. It's f
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 09/17/21 3:03 am)
Back on September 6th, our distinguished editor asked: "Tor, in a future post, could you give us a case study into a specific aspect of the military-industrial complex? Since Eisenhower's da
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 09/17/21 2:21 am)
Excellent, as usual, the post of Tor Guimaraes and the comments of our esteemed moderator (15 September).
However, I believe the political situation of the world is presently more "intense&
(John Eipper, USA, 09/16/21 4:21 am)
About twice each year I awake to no new WAIS submissions, and today is that day. Too little going on in the world? Too much contentment and complacency? Overall fatigue?
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 09/15/21 10:29 am)
When commenting on my most recent WAIS post, John E asked "whether these times are particularly dangerous for war, or whether everyone is too busy healing from the pandemic and licking their myri
(Edward Jajko, USA, 09/15/21 2:52 am)
John E wondered why Hitler's Mein Kampf is never translated into English as "My Struggle," although it is commonly known as Mi Lucha in Spanish.
(John Eipper, USA, 09/15/21 2:28 am)
Ric Mauricio writes:
Ah, I was just wondering when David Duggan was going to file his latest sports report. And yes, I was mesmerized by the the Women's US Open to
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 09/14/21 6:40 am)
When commenting on my post of September 13th, John E accused me of historical revisionism. Of course, this is true.
Any moment a new fact is discovered or reconsidered, history is revised.
(David Duggan, USA, 09/14/21 3:35 am)
The United States is out of Afghanistan, football season, both college and pro, has started, and the golf and tennis seasons are functionally over. Conflict is never resolved, but for a time there is
(Hall Gardner, -France, 09/13/21 7:46 am)
On the Pre-War comparison I brought up in my post of September 12th:
The Pre-World War II period: The collapse of the Soviet Union parallels the collapse of Imperial Germany after Word War I, wh