April 16, 2007

Moderate Risk Video

I'm working on a long two-part essay from the terror-wracked city of Kirkuk in Iraq's Red Zone outside the Kurdistan safe area. While you're waiting in the meantime, head on over to Moderate Risk where my colleague Patrick Lasswell has some truly original video from Iraq that you have never seen before and that will never be featured in the mainstream media. Don't miss it.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at April 16, 2007 01:46 PM


I just want to thank you again for committing to this project in particular. I wasn't convinced of the importance of this topic until Roger Simon got back to me on it and vindicated your faith in this kind of reporting. I wasn't sure if the this was only relevant in situ, but now that I'm back, the work still holds up.

Posted by: Patrick S Lasswell at April 16, 2007 04:48 PM

Michael, if you have time and the inclination , some Kurdish perspective on recent saber-rattling from Turkey would be nice.

Posted by: double-plus-ungood at April 16, 2007 04:54 PM



Here is a link to the video from President Masoud Barzani that set some of the Turkish rhetoric off.

Posted by: Patrick S Lasswell at April 17, 2007 03:33 PM

Barzani lnterview link at MEMRI (and transcript):


I found the URL given to be a broken link.

Posted by: ankhfkhonsu at April 17, 2007 04:05 PM
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