The best of the week @ Pajamas:

IRAQ REPORT — Iran in Retreat

Zimbabwe Now: Dictatorship, Oppression and a Diet of RatsAn Interview by Richard Fernandez, PJM Sydney

Film: 300 Questions

Smashing Dissent in Egypt – Egypt Moves to Eliminate Freedom to Protest, Freedom to Assemble, Freedom to Speak

Blog Week in Review: Groupthink

The Cool Water of the Koran (Part IV)

Mario! Mario!> – Never trust a thin chef.

The Gospel of John & Yoko: The Origins of Mad Morality

Four Years In. 300? It’s Just a Movie. – by Jules Crittenden

BAGHDAD REPORT: Checkpoint and Double Checkpoint

Exclusive to PJM: Fred Thompson on “300″

Airbus A380, You Are Clear to Land

Sanity Squad: Killer Confession

The Calm Between the Storms – Allison Kaplan Sommer reports on the direction in which the winds are blowing in Israel

The Glenn and Helen Show: Michael Yon Reports on the Surge