The best of the week @ Pajamas:
[Paris Blues] Underreported, underattended, overrated, and underplayed. From Nidra Poller
Baghdad Today: A Report from the City – Mohammed Fadhil with an early report on the surge.
Baghdad Dispatch: Still Hope After Sunday’s Bombs – More from Mohammed from the heart of Baghdad.
The Glenn and Helen Show – Claire and Mischa Berlinski on Two New Novels
Tofurky and Quorn and Sauerkraut Oh My – or- “A Teen-Age Vegan In the House” – From Nancy Rommelmann
Power, Faith, and Fantasy in the Middle East – Michael Totten interviews historian Michael Oren on US involvement in the Middle East throughout history.
Prime Minister Prodi’s Fall: Politics as Usual in Italy – Mario Sechi
QUAGMIRE! – “We were – neck deep in the Big Muddy/And the big fool said to push on.” – Jules Crittenden