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...

Owls and roosters, wolves and warnings

[ by Charles Cameron — too quiet, too loud, two versions ] . . This isn’t the rooster and owl conjunction I refer to in this post, but it’s popping up in the DC area ** I’m sure I first heard of the problem of the little boy who cried “Wolf” back in the mists of...

Easily the best

[ by Charles Cameron — for sheer quality, informed conversation between bright people on topics of interest is hard to beat ] . Daveed Gartenstein-Ross: My deepest thanks to @chq and @husainhaqqani for a wonderful morning — easily the best experience I have ever had...