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treverton on mysteries vs. puzzles

(H/T ZenPundit) Money ‘graph: For the mysteries of intelligence, measures of effectiveness are elusive. The goal of prevention is…nothing—an absence of attacks. But if no major terrorist attack occurs, does that represent the effectiveness of prevention, simple good luck or…

a public service announcement

  Via the Drudge Report we have a little early insight into what former DCI Tenet is going to mention in his new memoir: Ex-CIA Director George Tenet says the way the Bush administration has used his now famous "slam…

Digesting Brave New War

Mmmmmm . . . Savory but not overpoweringly so. Hints of currants, apricots and plum. Excellent mouth-feel but a lingering, not-entirely unpleasant aftertaste that some may not find appealing.  A more complete review shortly . . .