Don't miss this. I'm just starting to read it now. "The Myth of AQI: Fighting al-Qaeda in Iraq is the last big argument for keeping U.S. troops in the country. But the military's estimation of the threat is alarmingly wrong
." It's in the Washington Monthly
. And it's by Andrew Tilghman who was an Iraq correspondent for Stars and Stripes in 2005 and 2006.
Go read it.