Daily Archive: March 11, 2011

Friday Night Jukebox

I turned 26 this week. Aging sucks – don’t let them tell you any different:

The IDF’s “mystique”

Below, J. L. notes that Operation Cast Lead was partly a response to the perceived loss of IDF prestige following the 2006 Lebanon incursion. I guess this is right, but I feel like every...

Israel in 2008 and America in 2011

In the summer of 2006, Israel sent forces into Lebanon.  The strike, while tactically successful, failed on two terms: on the diplomatic level, where Israel began to turn a number of lukewarm friends into...

The Return of “F-cksaw Gate”

For those following the recent sex-ed controversy at Northwestern University (written about here by our own J. L. Wall), the professor in question was recently interviewed by Esquire.