News snippets

Two Safaris: take your pick, Apple or O’Reilly.
Blair’s administration apologises for asking a British woman widowed by the war to return her late husband’s pay and move out of her armed forces home.
The NY Times reports that coalition forces overlooked Iraqi museums, focus instead on protecting oil wells. It was always a question of priorities, after all.
BBC reports that the Iraqi national library has been razed. Ancient Islamic scripts have been destroyed. Check out the Iraq section of the UNESCO website for more information on how the UN is dealing with this destruction of cultural heritage.
Those who are getting crossed eyeballs reading too many different war blogs can instead point their browsers to
More on my Iraq Special page.