Why Washington Can’t Stop: The Coming Era of Tiny Wars and Micro-Conflicts. By Tom Engelhardt. TomDispatch, October 22, 2013. Also at The Nation, Real Clear World.
Terror: The Hidden Source. By Malise Ruthven. New York Review of Books, October 24, 2013. Review of The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam. By Akbar Ahmed. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2013.