Thursday, January 16, 2003

And it wasn't even a Screed

James Lileks's take on that ridiculous John Le Carre item many others have shredded today.

The angle I hadn't seen before was the Marsh Arabs. Le Carre managed to work ecology into his catalog of inanities, and Lileks pointed out how Saddam drained a huge swampwetland between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers because rebels allegedly were hiding there. Here's more about them.

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