Tomorrow 25 June I'll be blogging about the dismissal of General Stanley McChrystal. Below is the start of the essay:
The Monopoly of Violence
The case for firing General Stanley McChrystal
As a author of crime fiction, my literary world is thoroughly salted with violence. Like a good miner, I spend a great deal of time in the mine examining the ore, picking off a murder, a mugging, or a robbery from the walls of the community where I live.