The Iraq Anniversary and the Washington Post

By: Sunday March 17, 2013 4:00 pm

We get five statements this time that are actually believed by significant numbers of people, and that for the most part are actually false. There are still elephants in the room, which I’ll get to, but for the moment I’ll give DC’s paper of record its due.


Afghanistan: Law Enforcement Approach “Mucks Up Our Strategic Interests”

By: Monday September 13, 2010 9:05 am

I’ve been tracking the debate within the Administration over whether we should tolerate corruption in Afghanistan in the name of sustaining a war against someone–anyone–in Afghanistan or not for some weeks. Underlying the entire debate is the fact that our goals in Afghanistan–which started as a pursuit of those who struck us on 9/11 and [...]

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