A new issue of Army History is out. McKay M. Smith (George Mason): Occupy Wall Street and the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division: A Hypothetical Examination of the Slippery Slope of Military Intervention during Civil Disturbance. Lessons from a Demigod: Gilgamesh was a brutal tyrant who foolishly tried to defeat death. On designer babies: Is it ethical to select advantageous genes and select against disadvantageous genes when having babies? The introduction to In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy by Eric Beerbohm. The first chapter from Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race by Bruce Nelson. A review of Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It by Mariko Lin Chang. From The Hedgehog Review, an interview with Wendell Berry. Future genetic therapy could be as simple as applying a topical lotion, with nanoscale compounds soaking through your epidermis to tweak your DNA. What would Ayn Rand do about the euro crisis? A look at six policies economists love (and politicians hate).

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