That pink-o, liberal workers’ rag DefenseNews (no link that I can find, unfortunately), also known as a trade publication for defense contractors, published a depressing piece on Iraq calling the situation here an “undeclared civil war.” I think it’s time we journalists faced up that this is, indeed the case.
Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of email from aspiring foreign correspondents who want to cut their teeth in Baghdad…. But at this time, I think it’s an unwise course of action and I’d like to take a little space to outline why…. I started this blog in August 2002 after a dash into Iraqi Kurdistan the previous summer.
Why was New Orleans such a disaster? “First Responders Unprepared, Underfunded for Next Terror Strike”
Almost 1,000 Shi’ites in Baghdad are dead in a stampede that is a horrible, horrible tragedy. And you mean to tell me that four years after 9/11, the United States federal government responds to a massive disaster in a major American city in such a slip-shod manner?