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Achenblog: December 10, 2006 - December 16, 2006

The Wrong Kind of War

The Army may be too small, as Gen. Schoomaker says in today's paper, but that's not the fundamental problem. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week that military strategists spent more than a decade preparing to fight brief...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 14, 2006; 9:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (167)
 
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Billy Grahamland

Goes without saying that the story of the day is the family squabble about the final resting place of Billy and Ruth Graham. It's a deeply reported, textured story by Laura Sessions Stepp, anchored by two images: the ailing...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 13, 2006; 8:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (383)
 
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McEwan and Plagiarism

You probably heard about the recent kerfuffle in which someone suggested that in his novel "Atonement" the great Ian McEwan, possibly the best novelist in the world, plagiarized passages from the autobiography of romance novelist Lucilla Andrews. McEwan answered...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 12, 2006; 8:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (249)
 
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Sea Urchins 'R' Us

[My column in the Sunday magazine.] One day recently, my phone rang with a news tip from a trusted source at a science organization. "There's a paper coming out next week that you might find interesting," she said. I held...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 10, 2006; 8:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (208)
 
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