Ten Observations on Lullabies The Honest Broker
5 Commonly Used Idioms in the Tech Industry gitconnected
Back from the wilderness Times Literary Supplement.
As Delta Variant Surges, Faculty Urge Their Colleges to Change Course Chronicle of Higher Education
Confusion Reigns in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Weekly
Notice only those serving are masked:
— Kenneth P. Vogel (@kenvogel) August 22, 2021
The US and UK got things so wrong in Afghanistan because they do not understand the Afghan way of war Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
The Taliban may pretend to show moderation – but the murderous reality is far different Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
The Taleban’s rise to power: As the US prepared for peace, the Taleban prepared for war Afghanistan Analysts Network (David). Hoisted from comments.
WE MUST LEARN FROM OUR DEFEAT The Scholar’s Stage
Taliban fighters dressed as US troops to mock America in propaganda videos NY Post (The Rev Kev). Hoisted from comments.
Ear to the Ground Sarah Chayes (Stillfeelinthebern). Hoisted from comments.
— Savvy & Realistic Democrat (@RealisticDemoc1) August 21, 2021
— The War Nerd (@TheWarNerd) August 22, 2021
I’ve never seen such a coordinated media-military attack on a President for asserting civilian control of the military. https://t.co/BVPXHUTxed
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) August 21, 2021
Chinese astronomers want to build an observatory in the Tibetan Plateau MIT Technology Review
Kamala Harris to meet Singapore’s leaders on first day of Asia trip South China Morning Post
If you have a proven war criminal with blood from several continents in his hands, what do you do with him?
a) Send him to jail and/or the ICC
b) At least make sure he’s nowhere near public office again
c) Give him another high-ranking post
d) Give him a column on foreign policy pic.twitter.com/VfJ68pwZHL
— venezuelanalysis.com (@venanalysis) August 22, 2021
High Crimes And Misdemeanors American Conservative. The deck: If the consequences are big enough, like an opioid crisis ravaging America, they let you do it.
Dead white man’s clothes ABC (Australia) (moss)
Antidote du Jour (Robert):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.