Plan of Attack

I semi-recently finished reading Plan of Attack by Bob Woodward. The book saw considerable news coverage by the media. Woodward seems to enjoy an odd position with both the media and presidential administrations. He has a keen, multifaceted eye. He sees a story from multiple points of view. And, while, he doesn’t seem to take […]

Just Another Empire

I just finished reading Just Another Empire by Mark Driver. The book is almost exactly what the tagline (Booze. Sex. Anarchy. Assassination. Burritos.) makes it out to be. Actually, it was mostly Booze and Burritos (with brief forays into anarchy and assassination). Driver is (and has been – at least since I started reading him […]

Papers on My Desk

I’ve got a stack of papers currently sitting on my desk: Renfro R. and Deckro R. A Social NetWork Analysis of the Iranian Government. 69th MORS Symposium. Wu F. et al. Information Flow in Social Groups. CNLS conference on Networks (Santa Fe, NM, May 2003). Newman, M.E.J. Fast Algorithm for detecting community structure in networks. […]