Charlie Cook, National Journal
Josh Marshall, TalkingPointsMemo.com
Todd Purdum, the New York Times Matt Labash, The Weekly Standard
James Fallows, The Atlantic Dick Polman, Philadelphia Inquirer
Bill Bishop, Austin American-Statesman
Matt Bai, The New York Times Magazine
War in Context says that a Timesreport that hundreds of thousands of hours of "terrorist-related" audio remain untranslated is clear evidence that "the Bush administration has much more interest in 'fighting' terrorism than in actually catching terrorists," in stark contrast to a more productive European approach as laid out in the Boston Globe
Karen Kwiatkowski argues that the chain of command should heed, not harass, NCO Al Lorentz after his analysis of the war in Iraq in 'Why We Cannot Win.'
The Los Angeles Times notes that with U.S. warplanes bombing Fallujah and the densely-populated slums of Sadr City, a senior military official called reports of civilian deaths in Fallujah "propaganda" and "suggested that local hospitals had been infiltrated by insurgent forces."