March 31, 2009

Hezbollah Doesn’t Have Wings

A few weeks ago Britain decided to unfreeze

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March 30, 2009

An Ominously Pre-War Feeling

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March 27, 2009

Baghdad in Fragments

Dusk Adhamiyah.jpg

Many third world cities look better at night than during the day. Darkness hides shabbiness. You have to imagine what the city actually looks like. If you live in a first world city yourself, you might fill in the blanks with what you

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March 25, 2009

The Persian Version

"Here

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March 23, 2009

The Petraeus Model Won

Andrew Exum, founder of the fine counterinsurgency blog Abu Muqawama, wrote a short piece for the New York Times in which he suggested Israelis could learn something from Americans in Iraq and make a greater effort to reduce civilian casualties during future conflicts in Gaza and Lebanon.

Posted by Howard Baskerville at 10:54 AM | Permalink | Comments Off

The Petraeus Model Won

Andrew Exum, founder of the fine counterinsurgency blog Abu Muqawama, wrote a short piece for the New York Times in which he suggested Israelis could learn something from Americans in Iraq and make a greater effort to reduce civilian casualties during future conflicts in Gaza and Lebanon.

Posted by Howard Baskerville at 10:54 AM | Permalink | Comments Off

The Petraeus Model Won

Andrew Exum, founder of the fine counterinsurgency blog Abu Muqawama, wrote a short piece for the New York Times in which he suggested Israelis could learn something from Americans in Iraq and make a greater effort to reduce civilian casualties during future conflicts in Gaza and Lebanon.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at 10:54 AM | Permalink | Comments Off

The Petraeus Model Won

Andrew Exum, founder of the fine counterinsurgency blog Abu Muqawama, wrote a short piece for the New York Times in which he suggested Israelis could learn something from Americans in Iraq and make a greater effort to reduce civilian casualties during future conflicts in Gaza and Lebanon.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at 10:54 AM | Permalink | 60 Comments »

March 20, 2009

Did North Korea Just Kidnap Two American Journalists?

The Associated Press reports that North Korea

Posted by Michael J. Totten at 12:27 AM | Permalink | 18 Comments »
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