… will soon have a new meaning: To be stationed at the "isolated airstrip called H-1 in the western desert" of Iraq. H-1 will be one of four bases—north, south, west and Baghdad—the US will maintain in Iraq, according to Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt in The New York Times. Though I can never bring myself to trust anybody named Thom, the article does some interesting geopolitical skylarking (about establishing pickets of "influence" stretching from the Middle East through South Asia and reducing the "footprint" in Saudi Arabia and Turkey). There's also some more detail on the open secret of Eastern European logistical support for the Iraq war.
Glenn Greenwald Resigns from The Intercept, Citing 'Pathologies, Illiberalism, Repressive Mentality' of Pro-Biden Newsroom
The progressive outlet's co-founder claims he was prevented from publishing an article because it was critical of Joe Biden.
Yet the Libertarian presidential nominee is still not being polled in one-third of the country, including states that are historically friendly to third-party candidates.
Who could have predicted that intolerable rules won’t be tolerated?
The Democratic nominee championed the law as a way to protect women. Instead, it hurt them.
Yes, and it's only going to get cheaper.