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February 25, 2008

Recent TomDispatch

The Million Year War: How Never to Withdraw from Iraq
By Tom Engelhardt

The Tightening Noose: Gaza under Hamas, Gaza under Siege
By Jen Marlowe

Visiting the Torture Museum: Barbarism Then and Now
By Karen J. Greenberg

—Jonathan Schwarz

Posted at February 25, 2008 01:24 PM

Just thought of a metaphor. "Iraq needs US troops like a wounded albatross needs a parachute."

I know, it gives too much credit for goodwill. But that is kind of the point - even if you accept the good will at face value, it is deadly.

I personally would love to be compared to alive albatross (though comparisons to dead ones get tiresome.)

Posted by: homunq at February 25, 2008 02:11 PM

Just finished Jen Marlowe's piece, crucial reading for anyone unfamiliar with present day Gaza. Tomdispatch is truly indispensible.

Posted by: Dave Shepherd at February 25, 2008 09:47 PM