Amid the chaos in Iraq, one company of U.S. Special Forces achieved what others have not: a functioning democracy. How? By relying on common sense, the trust of Iraqis, and recollections from Political Science 101.It is a story that begins in April, 2003. If you are so inclined, read the whole thing.
Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Every once in a while I click on over to Arts and Letters Daily. They often point to interesting stuff around the web. I did so just a few moments ago and found The Mayor of Ar Rutbah, by James A. Gavrilis, in the Nov/Dec issue of Foreign Policy.
Posted by Knucklehead at 3:20 PM