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Can anyone explain General Petraeus’ answer?

A follow-up to my previous post about the Iraq Government.  How real is it, in terms of the usual criteria:  attributes of sovereignty, authority, and legitimacy. Here is an excerpt from an interview of General Petraeus by Austin Bay (Colonel, US Army Reserve, retired), posted at his blog on 5 August 2008 (hat tip to Zenpundit).  Can …

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Sources of the Instapundit’s knowledge about Iraq — analysis or cartoons?

War bloggers are the foundation of one chain providing information and analysis of the Iraq War to American citizens. The previous posts in this series provided evidence indicating that their view often tends to be both skewed and inaccurate. This post looks at websites higher in this chain, again using the recent events in Basra …

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