Lee Kuan Yew and the ’30 percent’

Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore, died early Monday Singapore time at age 91. I had, despite living in Asia (Japan) for three years in the mid-1990s, never heard of him until a fall 1998 Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy class on...

Boko Haram: men of words

I have been super impressed with Boko Haram over in Nigeria recently. Not so much because of all the murdering and kidnapping. It’s their ability to squeeze complex meaning into such small phrases. Think about it: “Boko Haram” means, roughly, in...

Inhaling for the narrative

Mashable published my story on what is probably going to be the future of drug testing today. I figured I’d add a bit of backstory. I came across CU Toxicology and their high performance liquid chromatography/dual mass spectrometry...