Center for Strategic Communication

America’s Anti-Agoge

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a. “zen“] “….Instead of softening their feet with shoe or sandal, his rule was to make them hardy through going barefoot. This habit, if practiced, would, as he believed, enable them to scale heights more easily and clamber down precipices with...

Three from Haaretz on the Temple Mount

[ by Charles Cameron — growth and mainstreaming of Rebuild the Temple movements in Israel, parallels with perceived slights against the Prophet of Islam, volatility of the situation ] . You saw the New York Times headline, New Clashes at Site in Jerusalem Holy...

Supply and Demand Behind the Burning of Flags

Of the many ways in which foreign populations express their displeasure with America, few are as symbolically hurtful as burning the American flag. Today, NBC News produced an article covering this phenomenon and the logistics of flag burning in Karachi, Pakistan. In...