Category Archives: Iraq

‘Stalinists’ in the Pentagon?

Here’s a story you won’t find repeated in the ‘left’ press. The Washington Post‘s brilliant Rajiv Chandrasekaran reports that a DoD unit in Iraq has sparked a confrontation with the State Department over its plans to reopen state-owned companies in … Continue reading

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Neocons trash Juan Cole

Thanks to Billmon at Whiskey Bar, we get the twisted story about how the neocon/AEI axis helped torpedo Juan Cole’s appointment at Yale. From Jewish Week: When Cole’s potential hiring became publicly known, several of his detractors, including the American … Continue reading

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Iraq: Flat-out civil war

Nir Rosen on the Zarqawi hit: “Iraq is in the midst of a civil war. This civil war may have begun the day the Americans overthrew the old order in Iraq and established a new one, with Shias on top … Continue reading

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