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News and Notes (January 6, 2009)

Spencer Ackerman reminds me that he has drawn upon a wealth of evidence to conclude that Al-Qaeda is weaker, and not just the piece I pounced upon (about the panty bomber). Hussein Agha and Robert Malley’s must-read essay for the New York Review of Books, “Israel & Palestine: Can they start over?” The Project on … Continue reading

Amuk in AfPak

So apparently there was an entirely inconsequential election in Afghanistan yesterday. Helena Cobban’s got a roundup of the story, and Registan has been great all week. My only contribution to the coverage is a plea for abbreviational evenhandedness. As long as people are too lazy to say or write “Afghanistan and Pakistan,” lumping them together … Continue reading

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