Author: David Adesnik

Feb 12,2014

Judd Gregg explains his withdrawal

This afternoon: “I’m a fiscal conservative, as everybody knows, a fairly strong one,” Mr. Gregg told reporters at a news conference in the Capitol. “And it just became clear to...

May 25,2009

Just married!

In several hours, I’ll be on a flight to St. Kitts for my honeymoon. Sue and I were married yesterday. We were honored to have my mother preside, in her...

May 15,2009

You not say Ukraine weak!

Long ago, Seinfeld taught us the dangers of assuming Ukraine is weak. Yet the disappointing aftermath of the Orange Revolution has left many friends of the Ukraine wondering if the...

May 15,2009

Chutzpah

I was walking downtown around an hour ago. I saw a woman standing by a hot dog stand, holding a foil-wrapped dog that was already missing a few bites. As...

May 14,2009

The counterinsurgency reading list

Andrew Exum (aka Abu Muqawama) has just updated his counterinsurgency reading list. It’s a great resource. The list begins with three items that Andrew identifies as absolute essentials for anyone...