April 15th, 2009


Pleasure sensors, Mexican cartels, and Area 51

"The problem is the myths of Area 51 are hard to dispute if no one can speak on the record about what actually happened there. Well, now, for the first time, someone is ready to talk - in fact, five men are, and their stories rival the most outrageous of rumors."

* "This is increasingly an age of pirates, failed states, nonstate actors and nation-building - the stuff of snipers, drones and generals, not diplomats."
* As the economy changes, the paths of illegal immigration change.
* How American guns are ending up in the hands of the Mexican cartels.
* Heh. The ten worst books on international relations.
* Legal analyst Andrew Cohen, on why he loves his job.
* Dana Milbank on the bed bug summit.
* "[Scientists] have identified a class of nerve fibres in the skin which specifically send pleasure messages."
* Colbert gets his piece of the space station.