Andrei Martyanov’s “The Real Revolution In Military Affairs” (Review)

Reading the works of American military pundits and the vast US media commentariat that amplifies their voices often feels like entering an alternate universe.  Weaknesses are touted as “strengths”; self-congratulatory propaganda and delusion are seen as substitutes for hard analysis; belligerent, callous jingoism passes as the norm; and American “exceptionalism” is taken for granted almost as a theological truth.  Clearly a day of reckoning is coming.  It has been coming for some time now.

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The Audiobook Of “Lives Of The Great Commanders” Is Now Available

The audiobook of Lives of the Great Commanders is now available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.  This new, original translation of Cornelius Nepos’s Lives of the Great Commanders is the first to appear in nearly a century, and has been almost single-handedly responsible for renewing interest in this long-neglected classic.

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The Illustrated, Annotated Translation Of Cornelius Nepos’s “Lives Of The Great Commanders” Is Now Available

My fully illustrated and annotated translation of Cornelius Nepos’s Lives of the Great Commanders was published on September 20, 2019.  It is available in paperback, hardcover, audiobook, and Kindle editions.

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“Plutocratic Insurgency Reader”: Documenting A Critical Issue Of Our Time

Earlier this month, Dr. Robert J. Bunker and Dr. Pamela Ligouri Bunker published the long-awaited Plutocratic Insurgency Reader through the Small Wars Institute.  Available in both Kindle and paperback, the book is a well-researched anthology of over thirty articles by fifteen different contributors, and is the first coherent attempt to document what I believe is one of the most important issues of our time:  the ongoing assault on state and international institutions by globalized, transnational elites seeking to reshape such structures for their own exclusive benefit.

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How To Buy Prints Of The “Moonlight Baboon” Painting

There’s been a surprising amount of interest from readers about how to acquire high-resolution, artist quality prints of my Moonlight Baboon painting.  After doing some research on how best to make it available, I’ve found that the most efficient and cost-effective way to do this is to use Fine Art America.  It’s really amazing what they can do.

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Coming In 2019: A New Translation Of Cornelius Nepos’s “Lives Of The Great Commanders”

Fortress of the Mind Publications is pleased to announce that 2019 will see the release of the first  illustrated, annotated translation of Cornelius Nepos’s Lives of the Great Commanders to appear in modern English.

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The Top Ten Articles At Fortress Of The Mind For 2018

The following articles were the most popular at the site in 2018.  There are some surprises here.  For the first time since the site was founded in 2015, a podcast made it to the top ten list.  And not just one podcast, but two of them.  They were “The Surrealistic World of Michael Porfirio” (at no. 3) and “The Porfirio Effect” (at no. 9).  I much appreciated Michael’s feedback in these podcasts, and I’m glad that readers also found them enjoyable.

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“Sallust” Is Now Available In Hardcover

Fortress of the Mind Publications is pleased to announce that Sallust:  The Conspiracy of Catiline and The War of Jugurtha is now available in a beautiful hardcover edition on Amazon and all other major book retailers.  With extensive annotations, maps, photos, indexes, chronological tables, and an acclaimed introduction, this is a book designed to last for generations.  Fully outfitted for comprehension and efficient referencing, this book–like all of Quintus Curtius’s translations–is a self-contained unit and requires no previous familiarity with the subject matter.  It can be read and enjoyed by anyone, not just specialists.

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“On Moral Ends” Is Now Available In Audio Book Format

On Moral Ends is now available in audio book format on Amazon Audible and iTunes.  For the first time, this essential classic has been introduced to a new generation of readers in a way that preserves the integrity and majesty of the original Latin work.  Engagingly and professionally read read by Saethon Williams, this audio book adds a new dimension of understanding to the printed editions in paperback and hardcoverLength:  10 hrs, 17 min.