War Is Boring
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War Is Boring

Aleppo. Wikimedia Commons

Myth-Busting the Looming War With Syria

The conventional wisdom is wrong

Kurdish gas victims. Wikimedia Commons

We must enforce the norm against chemical weapons use

Ušće Tower on fire, 1999 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Wikimedia Commons

We must destroy Assad’s capacity to use chemical weapons

Syrian civil war, as of April 28, 2013 (red is Assad). Wikimedia Commons

We should defend civilians

Strategic SAM deployment in Syria. Air Power Australia

We must destroy the regime



From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics, exploring how and why we fight above, on and below an angry world

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Joshua Foust

Writer of things about politics, foreign policy, tech, literature, and criticism