Billmon looks at the Missouri National Guard. BTW, I first came across Billmon during his compelling analysis of the second Iraq war. Then he had the Whiskey Bar blog, now he uses Twitter. Not a good tool. I need Storify to read the tweets in sequence and, without a twitter account or RSS feed, I don’t always see the tweets. Billmon, please go back to blogging and provide a RSS feed.
New York Magazine places the disturbances in a wider context relating to Occupy and international events.
Kottle reviews the “The Nine Principles of Policing” that served to establish the Metropolitan Police of London in 1829.
The New Yorker looks at the underlying social dynamics of the city.