I have been entertained by the work of C. Uday Bhaskar ever since I turned to the editorial page of The Times of India and read that the Taliban "has been marginalised in the Kabul matrix." The word is that he is a member of 'India's premier defense thinktank' and apparently also an admirer of Sir Humphrey Appleby.
The Kabul Matrix!
Bhaskar at the beginning of the war in Iraq - "...an overload of snapshot like data inputs."
Readers are invited to send me more of his best.
Voted most likely to say, "Geopolitical calculations dictate that..."