de re militari, a weblog focusing on all matters concerning the military is published by Armando F. Mastrapa 3d. The weblog’s name is taken from the treatise of Roman warfare and military principles written in 390 A.D. by Flavius Vegetius Renatus.

Mastrapa received a Master of Arts in Government and Politics from St. John’s University (New York City). He has written extensively on political systems, military involvement in business, civil-military relations and democratic policing in transition states.

His analysis has been widely quoted in The Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald, Sun-Sentinel, The Dallas Morning News, and The Wall Street Journal.

He also publishes cubapolidata, a weblog addressing Cuban politico-military affairs.