Tehran calling, take 54

Michael Ledeen deduces the not very hidden hand of Iran in the events that played out in the Basra offensive over the past few weeks. Today’s Washington Post article on the Basra offensive provides a good example of the conventional wisdom that Ledeen seeks to dispel. Ledeen begins with the frank assessment of General Petraeus on the source of the recent attack on the Green Zone in Baghdad:

A big clue to understanding this apparent mystery came a couple of weeks ago, when rockets were lobbed into the


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