With luck and continued international cooperation, Afghanistan is one American-led intervention that could wind up actually making people's lives better. (NY Times)
Who Burnt Ahmed?
It was sad and quite tragic to see pictures of Ahmed Al-Shaye, on Al Majd, Islamic television station earlier this week. (Asharq al Awsat)
Iraqi Forces Show Signs of Progress in Offensive
Recent offensive in Tall Afar show improvements, challenges for Iraq's forces. (Washington Post)
The admission yesterday by a senior Iraqi minister that his country's police and armed forces were infiltrated by militants should come as no surprise. (Arab News)
Soldiers' Iraq Books Show Humor, Horror and Anger
Journalists, generals, historians, Iraqis and a former hostage have told their stories about Iraq, but now more than two years after American troops invaded, the flood of books by U.S. soldiers has arrived. (Reuters)
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