1. On Aug 02 Schmitty read Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War by P. W. Singer
  2. On Aug 02 Schmitty read Once An Eagle by Anton Myrer
  3. On Jul 24 Tom Copeland (USCG) read The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and commented:

    Interesting thoughts about how technology helps to create winner-takes-all scenarios.

  4. On Jul 20 Tom Copeland (USCG) read Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II by Arthur Herman and commented:

    Great stuff! I hadn't realized that the B-29 had so many problems initially. Lots of interesting shipbuilding bits.

  5. On Jul 04 Tom Copeland (USCG) read Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction by Philip E. Tetlock and commented:

    Good bits here about how to establish baselines for making predictions.

  6. On Jun 29 Tom Copeland (USCG) read Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters by Richard Rumelt and commented:

    This is a wonderful little book - great anecdotes, lively writing, and a straightforward message about the difference between strategy and goals.

  7. On Jun 12 Seth Martell read Strategy by B. H. Liddell Hart
  8. On Jun 12 Seth Martell read All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
  9. On Jun 12 Seth Martell read Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
  10. On Jun 12 Seth Martell read We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - the Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore
  11. On Jun 12 Seth Martell read Scipio Africanus: Rome's Greatest General by Richard A. Gabriel
  12. On Jun 12 Seth Martell read On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman
  13. On Jun 12 Seth Martell read The Art Of War by Sun Tzu
  14. On Jun 11 Tom Copeland (USCG) read Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific by Robert D. Kaplan and commented:

    Good tour of the region and the different cultures and economic landscapes. Interesting points about "area denial" regarding the South China Sea.

  15. On Jun 10 David (USA) read The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan