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Book Review: Rommel As Military Commander

Rommel As Military Commander, by Ronald Lewin Clearly, this is a book written for someone like me.  Before I properly review this book, I feel it necessary to point out that I am the exact audience of a book like … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: China’s Quest For Great Power

China’s Quest For Great Power:  Ships, Oil, And Foreign Policy, by Bernard D. Cole As someone who likes to read about and think about matters of geopolitics and the tension between China and the United States over matters of economic … Continue reading

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Book Review: Red Teaming

Red Teaming:  How Contrarian Thinking Is Revolutionizing The Military–And How It Can Transform Your Business, by Bryce G. Hoffman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Jellybooks.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book fits nobly … Continue reading

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A Pre-Mortem Thought Experiment On The Second American Civil War: Part Two

Having in part one of this essay [1] given a worst case hypothetical scenario for the outbreak of the Second Civil War and presented an initial appearance of stalemate, I would like to take this particular section as an opportunity … Continue reading

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A Pre-Mortem Thought Experiment On The Second American Civil War: Part One

As a mental exercise, I occasionally ponder what is the worst that could happen in a given situation.  Although I am naturally more than a little gloomy and melancholy by temperament, the main purpose of this exercise is not to … Continue reading

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On The Tactics Of Everyday Life

As someone who attempts, however unsuccessfully, to take a larger view of life, I am often struck by how most people live their lives tactically and not strategically.  This happens over and over again, so much so that at times … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Death By Money Report

The Death By Money Report:  The Cause Of Money Stress And How A $10 Solution Can Save Your Financial Life, by Tracy Piercy with Lisa Maxwell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Player’s Strategy Guide

Dungeons & Dragons:  Player’s Strategy Guide, by Andy Collins & Eytan Burnstein It is always a somewhat ominous sign for me as a reader when the back text of a book consists of obvious attempts at flattery, namely the way … Continue reading

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Book Review: Yellow Smoke

Yellow Smoke:  The Future Of Land Warfare For America’s Military, by Major General Robert H. Scales Jr. Seeking to provide vision to the U.S. Army in a way that allows for the most effectiveness in future military conflicts, Scales provides … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pathfinder Role Playing Game: Strategy Guide

Pathfinder Role Playing Game:  Strategy Guide, by Wolfgang Baur, Jason Bulmahn, John Compton, Jessica Price, and Sean K. Reynolds As the GM for an extended tabletop gaming campaign [1], one of my players commented in our most recent sessions that … Continue reading

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