Best Defense

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And now in the Best Defense terrorism film festival: Yep, a jihadist comedy!

Over the "week-end," Best Defense‘s British bureau chief went to see Four Lions, about a bunch of jihadi wannabes. It might even make the list of top 10 post-9/11 terrorism films. "It’s very, very funny, a bit squirmish at times and oddly sentimental at others, but always sharp," he reports. (HT to CR and RG ...

Over the "week-end," Best Defense‘s British bureau chief went to see Four Lions, about a bunch of jihadi wannabes. It might even make the list of top 10 post-9/11 terrorism films. "It’s very, very funny, a bit squirmish at times and oddly sentimental at others, but always sharp," he reports.

(HT to CR and RG of B’ham)

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1