Damir Marusic
Damir Marusic
Sailor. Swearer. Contrarian. Working on a book, and overdue on some essays.
The Missionary Position
The Missionary Position Progressive passivity is a deadly indulgence.
September 17, 2021
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September 14, 2021
Wanted: Associate Editor
Wanted: Associate Editor Come join our team!
September 09, 2021
A More Repressive World
A More Repressive World How much does America's example matter for human rights?
September 08, 2021
Can We Even Do This If We Try?
Can We Even Do This If We Try? The lessons of Afghanistan—if there are any.
September 04, 2021
America’s Maximalist Phase is Over. There May Not Be Another One
America’s Maximalist Phase is Over. There May Not Be Another One Afghanistan has dealt a fatal blow to our entire way of thinking about the world.
September 03, 2021
afghanistan-and-the-end-of-maximalism-excerpt “Why do you think there has been such a furious focus on the pullout from Afghanistan?” a friend asked me the other day. “Yes, the images were horrific, the withdrawal has been ham-fisted, and the rhetoric has been callous. But all of this has been a long time coming.” It’
September 03, 2021