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Patrick is right–there’s something seriously sick in our political discourse when Ann Althouse can get a month on the most prestigious op-ed page in the country, with Tom Freidman and Maureen Dowd on full-time, while Hilzoy writes for a medium-readership blog (along with Publius, who should have Stuart Taylor’s job) : And another was this: […]

More on the EFP

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On February 26, 2007

David at Danger Room has a couple very good posts on the possible origins of the EFPs being found in Iraq. He points out, as Andrew Cockburn noted last week, that the construction of these devices is

In Full Gear

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In Glenn Reynolds , Iraq , surge , wingnuttery
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On February 18, 2007
The stab-in-the-back narrative is now in full gear. What Kaus merely abets, Glenn Reynolds, Mark Steyn, and the editors of Investors Business Daily push full throttle; America will lose because of the perfidy of liberals. The Surge is providing the proximate excuse. After four years of disastrous ineptitude during which Reynolds et al happily watched […]

Air Power!

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In air force , bombing , Iraq
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On February 7, 2007
Nick Turse has a fine discussion of the disastrous role that the Air Force is playing in the war in Iraq. The contribution of the Air Force is intentionally understated. Turse concentrates on the most secretive aspects of the bombing campaign in Iraq, pointing out that no reliable figures for civilian deaths are available because […]

The Wounded

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On February 3, 2007

The truck bomb that killed 130 today in Iraq is said to have wounded over 300. As is the case with American casualties, we focus on the dead. We should think more, though, about the wounded. If we ass

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