Bill Crawford

Bill Crawford lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Bill Crawford lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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Politics & Policy

The Reconstruction

An important step in stemming the violence in Iraq is to find a formula to share the country’s oil revenues fairly between the three main groups: Shiite, Sunnis, and Kurds. ...
Politics & Policy

Reviewing the Situation

Three months have passed since the last report on good news from Iraq — three more months of terrorists captured and killed, infrastructure built and rebuilt, weapons confiscated, services provided, ...
Politics & Policy

Good News Abhors a Vacuum

A few miscellaneous stories to start us off: Prime Minister al-Maliki continues to tour the country in efforts at securing some sort of reconciliation, and won an important victory last week when ...
Politics & Policy

Progress Points

With the political season at full-steam, it is appropriate to start with the words of Democratic Senator John Rockefeller, who had the courage, three years on, finally to say what ...
Politics & Policy

Progress Report

Before we get to the latest good news from Iraq, a brief clarification is in order concerning why it is important to compile this good news here in the first ...
Politics & Policy

Risky Business

Though the evening news and above-the-fold coverage here in the U.S. about Iraq may not reflect it, we have come far. For starters this week, here are two stories that ...