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Al Farris

Do you read Michael Totten? He’s great. Try this one (like Yon, flagged in NRO’s web briefing). You, like me, probably thought Al Farris was a relief pitcher for the Dodgers. But no! It’s a town in Anbar Province, Iraq. It was supposed to be Saddam’s Persepolis. Then it went to hell. And now, thanks to the Marines, well, have a look.

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