In the current issue of The New Republic Martin Peretz calls Fouad Ajami's essays about Iraq "the most learned American writing about the situation." Here, read two of his recent pieces--one from the magazine (a long review of Ali A. Allawi's book The Occupation of Iraq) and one from The Wall Street Journal, which together provide an understanding of Iraq's complex history.

Blind Liberation
Post date 04.18.07
How America transformed Iraq

Iraq in the Balance
Post date 05.04.07
Iraq in the balance

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