Finding meaning in events

I’ve written before about people wanting narratives to make sense of the world. I think that the rumor mill in Afghanistan, described in this compelling blog post from IWPR is … more Blood & Milk…


Two on Tuesday – Meaty arguments

Two on Tuesday is a new feature where I find a couple examples of a phenomenon or issue that I find interesting, and try to learn something useful from them. … more Blood & Milk…


Statement from Cyd Mizell’s father

Cyd Mizell’s father has released a statement. She’s still being held, and as far as I know, no one has claimed responsibility for her kidnapping.


The Manley Report

A report just came out on the Canadian commitment to Afghanistan. It’s getting stomped on by the Canadian NGO community. I have not read it yet, but you can download … more Blood & Milk…


Cydney Mizell

Wow. This is really amazing. I don’t think I had ever heard of that before — an Afghan protest — a women’s protest — in support of a kidnapped American. … more Blood & Milk…


The Serena

This is a firsthand account from someone at the Serena hotel during the bombing. Make sure to read the comments; there are interesting points in there. Let me say here … more Blood & Milk…