“It is a phenomenon that is anathema to me. It runs counter to everything that any of us who ever entered special operations know [is] the right way to do business. It baffles me that people don’t hold true to that standard.” Think you’re worried about all the oversharing young people do these days? Imagine how Raymond Thomas feels. He’s runs U.S. Special Operations. “We’re hurting ourselves with this gratuitous release of movies, books and whatnot.”

+ Slate’s Fred Kaplan on the shot that changed modern warfare: The First Drone Strike.