Best Defense

Summertime, and the blogging is easy

Summertime, and the blogging is easy

For this month and the next, Best Defense mainly will be in re-runs. But because there are some things going on, especially in the Middle East, Tom will remain vigilant and will surface as needed.

Speaking of Iraq, there is an interesting pattern: Sadr and Chalibi rising. Lesson? The more you antagonized the Americans from 2004 to 2011, the better off you are now in Iraq. Speaking of discredited leaders, here’s a good story about former Prime Minister Blair

And a big welcome home to the Maine National Guard unit that should be ending their long journey home from Afghanistan right about now.