As landlocked as it is, some 650 miles from the Atlantic and 1830 miles from the Pacific, Indianapolis isn’t the first place I think of when I think of battleships. Then again, […]
Examine the influence of the 'sacred trinity' on U.S. military spending — now
Sitting before Congress — and a dozen stalwarts of opposing political ideologies — is the opportunity to question the economic and moral wisdom of what author Andrew Bacevich calls the Washington rules […]
Nota Bene #112: GOOOLLLLLLLL
“Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #111: Mmmmm… Beeeeeer
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #107: Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?
Politicians play general, generals play politics (part 5)
In the conclusion of our series on Jeff Huber, columnist at Militar.com and author of a new novel, Bathtub Admirals, we asked him more questions on foreign policy. In a New York […]
Politicians play general, generals play politics (part 4)
Our discussion with Military.com columnist Jeff Huber, author of a new novel, Bathtub Admirals, continues. How did you score a column on Military.com? It was easy, to rob an expression from Inspector […]
Politicians play general, generals play politics (part 3)
We engage Military.com columnist Jeff Huber in a wide-ranging discussion that begins with his new novel, Bathtub Admirals. Pitch Bathtub Admirals to prospective readers as if you were trying to interest an […]
Politicians play general, generals play politics (part 2)
Written in the same trenchant tone as his column at Military.com, military analyst Jeff Huber’s first novel, Bathtub Admirals, has just been published by Kunati. Publishers Weekly calls it a “profane parody.” […]
Politicians play general, generals play politics (part 1)
“I think it was back in a ’98 Proceedings [the US Naval Institute magazine] piece where I joked that we’d evolved to a point where our politicians play general and our generals […]