First in a series detailing my travels in the ancient lands of Mesopotamia. In this episode, I land in Istanbul and get my bearings.
It seems the Democrats were outmaneuvered by Bush & Co. yet again, just as Republicans were constantly outmaneuvered by President Clinton through most of the 1990s.
This looks good. No commentary this time, as Jeffrey Goldberg is an idol of mine. No, this is just a pointer to his latest stuff in The New Yorker, in which he looks at Hezbollah. His article in the spring of 2002 inspired me to head off to Iraq.