Lessons Learned/Required Reading

Charlie Munn explores the seven things Iran learned watching Operation Iraqi Freedom. His first item goes to the heart of something we talked about at length last fall:

The media is your friend: Iran has been much better about laying out its case for acquiring nuclear technology than Saddam ever was. Part of this is because of the frequent news conferences they hold. The Western media has been iffy on covering this too much because of the mandatory Jew-hate in each speech, but if war seems likely on the horizon, you can bet that they will be amplifying Iran