Now that Twitter is my drug of choice, I’m basing this Around the Web edition on the numerous tweets I’ve favorited over the past few weeks.
While I was stoned on twitter, Leah at All Things Counterterrorism published an excellent article in Foreign Policy in the true counterterrorism tradition. I also agree with her assessment of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) - they are greatly underestimated, even after Mumbai.
The more I see “radicalization” applied in the real world, the less I’m willing to accept its legitimacy as a discipline within counterterrorism. Daveed posted a link to a Brennan Center for Justice report on radicalization that scratches the surface of this deepening crap pile.
Steve’s link to the Flaming Oil Port Index gives you a bit of context on why we’re paying over $4 dollars for Premium.