Yep, we made it to the “Weapons of Mass Disruption” shindig at the CNN Grill right across the street from the Austin Convention Center. After getting initially turned away due to overcrowding, we were directed to the happy hour bar around the corner, where we ran into none other than Ivan Watson, CNN foreign correspondent who’s based in Istanbul but covers, Syria, Iran and more. We discussed his thoughts on any threats from Iran and Syria, but for the most part, Watson remained diplomatic on our foreign relationships. Well, guess it was a party after all. He seemed to take enjoyment in the respite from war reporting (he’s the one in the middle. As far as the party goes, it was what you’d expect: Food, bevvies, schmoozing and the lot.