Archived posts from category ‘Blog Business’

04.06.13
War Is Boring is Moving!

by DAVID AXE Good news! War Is Boring has a new home. Starting today, we’re officially a collection within Medium.com, a new site from the creators of Twitter. Myself and Robert Beckhusen will be the main writers, with design by Matt Bors. The new WIB will preserve the best qualities of the old: frontline and [...]

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04.02.13
Reviving the WIB Facebook Group

Because I’m essentially tech-illiterate, I allowed this blog’s Facebook group to go defunct. Now I’m reviving it.

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08.10.12
Happy Bullshit Somewhere with Johnny Pemberton

Twisting the Wind is the podcast of Johnny Pemberton, a very talented actor I met a couple years back in San Francisco. I was humbled to be a guest on his latest show.

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30.07.12
Meet the Troll

Today’s troll is “E Martin,” responding to my article about Germans defeating the U.S. Air Force F-22 in mock combat. The troll, with the email address bemartin@nb.sympatico.ca and the IP address 4.59.182.110, writes …

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02.06.12
My Regret over Neil Tolley’s Apparent Firing (?)

So it appears that Neil Tolley, the general who accused me of fabricating quotes attributed to him, has either been fired or has voluntarily stepped down — though it’s also possible he was due to be replaced in any event.

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01.06.12
It Appears Brig. Gen. Neil Tolley Has Been Fired or Stepped Down … Maybe

Five days after falsely accusing me of “making up” quotations I attributed to him, it appears Brig. Gen. Neil Tolley, commander of Special Operations Forces for U.S. Forces Korea, has either been fired or has voluntarily stepped down. Per a Pentagon press release dated today, his replacement is …

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01.06.12
My Letter to The Diplomat in the Wake of My Vindication

At the height of the controversy over my recent story in The Diplomat about Special Forces in North Korea, I stepped down from my role as a regular blogger for the Japan-based publication. I did so specifically to draw heat away from a publication I was proud to work for.

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05.05.12
Pissed-Off Readers: a Periodic Update

The latest pissed-off reader takes exception to my coverage of the Blue Devil 2 “missile blimp” — and also finds my “pen name” to be “cute.” He also helpfully sent me a link to a marketing brochure detailing Blue Devil’s weapons capability, failing to notice that I’m the one who uploaded that document in the first place.

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10.04.12
My Wikipedia Entry

Somebody update this thing for me, please, as I’m not allowed (for good reasons) to do so myself.

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05.04.12
Angriest. Blogger. Ever. [Updated]

Yesterday at Offiziere.ch I published a quick round-up of news related to last month’s Mali coup. While addressing rumors that the Peace Corps was withdrawing its volunteers from the country, I linked to a blog apparently written by P.C. volunteer Danielle Larson, who on Tuesday stated that the withdrawal rumor was “false.”

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21.02.12
Happy Birthday, Danger Room

Launched by Noah Shachtman and Sharon Weinberger in 2007, Danger Room has quickly become a standard-setting publication covering the intersection of war, technology and politics.

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09.01.12
Axe, Considered

I’ll be on NPR’s All Things Considered on Tuesday, talking about the military’s doomed efforts to build a universal radio.

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