The New York Sun writes that its scrappy local competitor is determined to keep “the American people from knowing the nature of the enemy in Iraq because identifying this enemy as Al Qaeda casts the debate about the war in a whole different light“.
Add it to the Strategy Page list of Top Ten Myths of the Iraq War, the bulk of which of course, are media creations, both by commission and omission.
Meanwhile, Austin Bay explores what’s happening in Afghanistan.
Austin’s lead quote? “As I’ve said in the past, it will be a bloody spring”.