Alex at Yorkshire Ranter has a fantastic post on the MRAP. A taste:Essentially, they are six-wheeled buses surrounded by huge amounts of armour protection of various kinds, intended to be.
Progress!The portion of Baghdad in which Iraqi security forces are in control with minimal help from the American military has grown only slightly in recent months, to just over 8.
I saw Charles Ferguson's documentary "No End in Sight" last night. Here's a clip: The film, unlike many other documentaries that have been made about Iraq, focuses not on the.
Speaking of disciples of Ayn Rand:AMERICA’s elder statesman of finance, Alan Greenspan, has shaken the White House by declaring that the prime motive for the war in Iraq was oil.In.
NYT:When top Democratic leaders visited him at the White House this week, President Bush told them he wanted to "find common ground" on Iraq. But when the president said he.
Matt hits the nail on the head:And reading Pollack & Pascual write about it, on some level I agree with them. As they say, probably if we made a big.
Reading this Michael Gordon piece, I'm struck by the extent to which the strategy of allying with Sunni tribes amounts to a renunciation of US state-building aims in Iraq. Put.
There was a high powered panel this morning at APSA on strategic withdrawal from Iraq. It included James Wirtz of the Naval War College, John Mearsheimer, Juan Cole, and Stephen.