Another lazy link roundup:
- The USS Constitution defeated HMS Java 200 years ago today. Follow the action at @1812now.
- Mickey Mouse is bad at committing suicide.
- Looking forward to Django Unchained. Tarantino on John Ford is worth the read.
- How has the UN failed Congo?
- The legal ins and outs of potential Syrian chemical weapons use.
- The US-India nuclear deal four years on.
- This is awesome.
Finally, the first LGM podcast is provisionally scheduled for publication the week of January 14, and will concentrate on “The Hobbit.” Updates as they come.