Procrastinating on April 25, 2016
Links for the Week of April 24, 2016

Comment of the Day: Scott P.: From Halberstam's 'War in a Time of Peace': "When Scowcroft briefed the president...

...he always felt [H.W.] Bush’s sense of distance on the issue. The president would seem puzzled about the complexity of the Balkans, asking again and again which side was which, who were the Bosnians, who were the Bosnian Serbs, who were the Bosnian Muslims, who were the Kosovars, and who were the Croats and the Slovenians.... It clearly confused him, all these disparate places, strange names, and different ethnic groups...

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