Archive: Al Qaeda

Learning from the Triangle of Love

By John Nagl There is a town where I served in Iraq, south of Baghdad in the al-Anbar province, named Mahmoudiyah. Since the insurgency began attacks there have been so frequent and severe that it came to be called the "Triangle of Death." The area suffered 35 attacks a week...

By | September 10, 2008; 06:25 PM ET | Comments (4)

The Wrong Lessons from Iraq

By Erin Simpson Good morning, and thanks to the Post for hosting this motley crew. Some of you may know me better as "Charlie" from Abu Muqawama, but I promise to neither blog in the third person nor subject you to my fashion commentary here. Following on Colin's discussion on...

By | September 10, 2008; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (9)

Whither Al-Qaeda in Iraq?

By Colin Kahl Hello there. I want to thank Phil Carter for inviting me to be part of the team pinch-hitting for him while he's away. For my first post, I wanted to say a few words about al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI). Bob Woodward claims in his new book "The...

By | September 9, 2008; 10:27 AM ET | Comments (3)

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