Six or seven readers have requested suggestions for military blogs
and blogs by Iraqis. My colleague and part-time assistant Christopher Levenick, the W.H.Brady Fellow in the Humanities here at AEI, keeps up with the following sites for me, and describes them as follows:
These guys will give you a much better picture of events on the ground than what you get from the correspondents. They don’t go out only when there are visuals of explosions, but day after day.
Greyhawk, at Mudville Gazette.
This is just a little taste — there are a *lot* of others — but these should give you a flavor of what’s out there.
(By the way, the absolute best geostrategic commentary is offered by a fellow in the Philippines who calls himself “Wretchard the Cat.” Whoever this gentleman is, he should be writing white papers in one of our better think tanks — if not the Pentagon.)
As for the Iraqi blogs, the ones that I regularly read are: