Wednesday, May 05, 2004


By far the best parsing of the media reports coming out of Fallujah has been at The Belmont Club. The latest posts there deal in the political scene, both in the U.S. and in Iraq, and are as worth reading as the military analysis. Money line:

Clemenceau famously said that "war is too important to be left to the generals". Perhaps he should have added that occupation is too important to be left entirely to the diplomats.