by Dr Leo Strauss •
Defense, Foreign Policy
Hi, thanks for the kind words. Likewise, your blog is a terrific read. All should check it out. http://www.correntewire.com/
Currently am about 3/4 of through ‘The Terror’. It reminds me of what a friend once said to someone complaining that ‘War and Peace’ was overlong – the length of the novel was a dimension of the French experience. Haven’t made it to ‘Olympos’ yet and probably have to re-read ‘Illium’ first.
dan simmons lost me with the whole “sword of allah” sub in the new books. other than that, i say to this blog, “wow/fun.”
We said it first here.
Woolsey – “not really a musician” – but not really much of a spy. Classic NYT puffery:
Now, now, we know it is very serious business. We keed, we keed because we love.