Is “Indiana Jones” a Psychological Hazard for Male Archaeologists?

     My son Christopher graduates next month with a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology.  I think that this happened because we made him a sandbox as a child, and he seemingly has not grown out of it, as most of us do after age 8.  Only now he is more geeky.  So instead of digging for … Continue reading Is “Indiana Jones” a Psychological Hazard for Male Archaeologists?

What’s the Difference between Police and Military Action?

I think that there is a difference between the nature of policing and the military rooted in the nature of legitimacy.  But does the US government in fighting in Afghanistan really understand this too?  See the discussion at CurrentIntelligence.net, where I posted "Differentiating Between Police and Military Action."  Find out what Timothy McVeigh, Eric Rudolph, … Continue reading What’s the Difference between Police and Military Action?

New Magazine of Current Events, with an International Bent: Current Intelligence.net

Mike Innes, who has written books and articles about security issues, and worked in places including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Belgium, and Kosovo.  He alsoworked for NATO for seven years, and his written books, chapters and articles about strategic defense issues.  But now, he is also the founding editor of a new magazine, Current Intelligence, at www.currentintelligence.net. … Continue reading New Magazine of Current Events, with an International Bent: Current Intelligence.net

American Anthropological Association dissolves, decides to start over tomorrow.

APG Newswire WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Anthropological Association (AAA) made the announcement today that its Joint Committee for Publishing and Employment Services unanimously recommended the immediate dissolution of the AAA, stating there was nothing left to study. James Curry, the newly-past President of the now defunct AAA, stated the organization had no choice. "Look, … Continue reading American Anthropological Association dissolves, decides to start over tomorrow.