Center for Strategic Communication

Heat and Hajj 2076

[ by Charles Cameron — one black swan that’s almost predictable — where two timelines meet ] . God in His wisdom has decreed that all right thinking humans should circumambulate the Kaaba in Mecca if at all possible during their human lifetimes, so proclaims Islamic...

Sunday surprise: fish tank

[ by Charles Cameron — by Royal Command — swords & ploughshares ] Sources: Telegraph, Tanks dumped in Gulf of Thailand Green Diary, Thai Army dumps disused tanks in ocean to create new...

Climate: The national security aspect

[ by Charles Cameron — some personal background, a roundtable video,  DOD’s 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap, and further readings ] . ** Although I’ve been interested in religious responses to ecological issues since the 1980s, when my friend (and...

Of Bears and Men

[ by Charles Cameron — I simply couldn’t resist the visual parallel ] . I imagine a minor peak in the foothills of the Hindu Kush in Afghanistan is a lot less liable to melt out from under you than a tiny spot of ice in the arctic. FWIW, I believe the...