Leadership from the bottom

A new issue of Air & Space Power Journal is out. From the Air Force's Strategic Studies Quarterly, Jeffrey Record (AWC): Why the Bush Administration Invaded Iraq: Making Strategy after 9/11. From Acme, Sara Koopman (UBC): Imperialism Within: Can the Master’s Tools Bring Down Empire? From The New Atlantis, Jim Manzi on conservatives, climate Change, and the carbon tax; technology, culture, and virtue: Patrick J. Deneen on Wendell Berry's unnatured man and Wendell Berry on leadership from the bottom; an article on nuclear policy and the presidential election; rethinking public opinion: Thomas Fitzgerald on the problems of polling; a review of Millennial Makeover: MySpace, YouTube, and the Future of American Politics by Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais (and more); a review of Second Lives by Tim Guest and Coming of Age in Second Life by Tom Boellstorff; and more on Mark Bauerlein' The Dumbest Generation. America has a growing skills problem; public policy should refocus attention to the early years of childhood and away from its current emphasis on the later years. No Subject Left Behind: Diane Ravitch on how to stick up for subjects — history, literature, the arts — that fewer and fewer students get a chance to learn. From Ars Disputandi, a review of The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy.