Tag Archives: About the Blog

Chirol: Going Rogue

Over the past year and a half, readers have surely noticed two trends in my blogging. Firstly, the frequency has decreased compared to when I lived in Germany. Second, my interests are shifting from 90% foreign policy 10% domestic to … Continue reading

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Curzon’s Father

I have recently read with fascination about Curzon’s upbringing. It struck me that, while I knew much of Curzon’s political and diplomatic career, I knew little of his early life. Curzon’s father was Reverend Alfred Curzon, the 4th Baron Scarsdale … Continue reading

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Marmot’s Comments Closed

I was saddened to read that Marmot’s Hole, a blog focused on Korea and which has long been one of the best regional specialist blogs out there, has closed blog comments. Looking at the link and the current comment status, … Continue reading

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Readership religiosity survey results

Last week I posted a survey encouraging readers to reveal their religiosity. I was curious about the demographic makeup of our readership after reading a number of comments on religion over the past few weeks. Rather than a simple poll, … Continue reading

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Additional site features

As you may have noticed, I have been tweaking the blog a bit in the past few days, adding some more “social” features. I would like to explain each of these quickly, and then get your opinion on a potential … Continue reading

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Today marks the 5th anniversary of the founding of ComingAnarchy.com. We started this blog on September 29th, 2004 with a short barrage of posts. Since then we have posted 3411 times (including this one) and have had and amazing 24,612 … Continue reading

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Barnett gives the blogosphere a shoutout

Thomas P. M. Barnett published the “acknowledgements”:http://thomaspmbarnett.com/weblog/2009/02/acknowledgments_for_great_powe.html page for his new book Great Powers: America and the World After Bush. Three familiar names popped out at me. Look at the “full list”:http://thomaspmbarnett.com/weblog/2009/02/acknowledgments_for_great_powe.html and you will find a number of bloggers … Continue reading

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So who’s this Munro-Ferguson guy?

Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson was born March 6th 1860 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. A graduate of Sandhurst and a veteran of the first Boer war, Munro-Ferguson entered parliament at the age of 24 and was quick to join Lord Rosebery’s Liberal … Continue reading

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ComingAnarchy in 2008: Contributor’s choice

In 2008 we produced more than 450 posts at ComingAnarchy. Nearly half a million visitors left 2800 comments over the year. We also defended against over 84,000 spam comments. An amazing amount of activity. Taking a look back over the … Continue reading

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Serving your focused obsession

It is has nothing to do with the crisis in Georgia or international politics, but I thought this was worth sharing with everyone here at ComingAnarchy: internet celeb and überblogger Merlin Mann has put together a “list of what makes … Continue reading

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