(Martin Storey, Australia, 12/02/20 3:43 am)
The WAIS community has been talking a lot about Diego Maradona's death, leaving in the shade another man, who passed almost at the same time: former Prime Minister of the Sudan, Sadiq al-Mahdi. H
(David A. Westbrook, USA, 12/01/20 6:03 am)
I hope this finds you and yours well.
Mark Maguire and David A. Westbrook, Getting Through Security: Counterterrorism, Bureaucracy and a Sense of the Modern is finally available as of t
(A. J. Cave, USA, 12/01/20 4:27 am)
As of 10:00 pm Monday night (California time), we are ordered to "stay at home." Gone is the Trumpian term "shelter-in-place."
When I was writing my (yet another) piece on t
(Cameron Sawyer, Russia, 12/01/20 3:53 am)
In response to George Aucoin (November 30th), are we to suppose that William F. Buckley's esteemed conservative beacon, the National Review, is also a Democratic mole?
(David Duggan, USA, 12/01/20 3:41 am)
My profound apologies to my WAISdom admiring public for not having commented on the death of Diego Maradona, whose "hand of God" goal against England in the 1986 World Cup will go down as on
(John Eipper, USA, 11/30/20 8:17 am)
Edward Mears writes from Tokyo:
Several weeks ago I was scrolling through one of my Japan-related Twitter lists that I rely upon for all things Japanese news and polit
(Francisco Ramirez, USA, 11/30/20 6:23 am)
[JE: Francisco Ramírez forwarded this cartoon-tribute to Diego Maradona. For those in the dark, "Dieguito" has now returned the Hand of God to its rightful owner.
(Enrique Torner, USA, 11/30/20 4:29 am)
I want to thank José Ignacio Soler for bringing Maradona's death's news to WAIS. I have been away from home for Thanksgiving vacation and have not been following the news.
(George Aucoin, France, 11/30/20 4:14 am)
In response to John Eipper's interesting question of November 27th: Why would Governor Kemp [Georgia] and Secretary of State Raffensperger, both Republicans, want to engineer a Biden victory?
(Cameron Sawyer, Russia, 11/30/20 3:24 am)
Why in the world is Trump engaging in this obviously futile effort to overturn the results of the November presidential election? Is he simply crazy? Or is he some kind of masochist, who enjoys humi