Tuesday, June 17, 2008

I Promise I'll Start Writing Again Soon...

Meanwhile, here are some useful articles on Iraq.

Rich Lowry from National Review giving the usual triumphalism, claiming that Iraq has become a Vietnam - for al-Qaeda.

Tom Englehardt on the massive land grab underway in Iraq, in the form of 106 US bases, some of which cover 16 square miles.

The ruling class press is taking its by now standard tack of pointing out corruption in the occupation without drawing any larger conclusions.

Lenin's Tomb on Fallujah after the siege.

Finally, a little story on Iraqupdates about Sadr's move to get around Iraqi laws designed to keep them out of electoral politics.