~Glenn Greenwald takes David Frum to task on the law and foreign policy on Bloggingheads.tv
~Jackie Spinner introduces us to the civility of Iraqi Kurdistan. Its quite clear to me that the Kurds deserve their own nation-state.
~Tomasz Sommer and Marek Jan Chodakiewicz unearth a questionable new habit: Stalinist apologetics. Yes, such a thing exists.
~Russian dissidents stick it to Putin and support jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
~Bryan Caplan takes Amy Chua to task for her book World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability.