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Abu Risha, he dead.

This is a fascinating al-Jazeera news story about the new "U.S.-Friendly" Sunni alliance in Anbar, the now-dead sheikh supposed to have been in charge of the alliance, and the inevitable money and power game behind that show.

Part I riffs on Apocalypse Now in a very heavy-handed way, appropriately so.

Friday, and we're still in Amman...



Tags: al-jazeera, apocalypse now, iraq, money, never get off the god-damned boat, power, propaganda, religion, war
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