The risky tactics and subzero temperatures of the Chosin Reservoir campaign reappear in Jeff Shaara’s new novel of the Korean War. It is a tale of hubris, racism, and the extremes of human endurance.
The Suck, in So Many Words
War literature clambers over just a few tried and true thematic paths that date all the way back to Homer. But we still like it.
On the Ragged Edge
Working abroad for the U.S. government in the darkest corners of human depravity can make a person very unwell.
We'll never be able to weed out leakers like Bradley Manning, but some common sense steps can reduce our risks.