Simi Valley Sophist

The Simi Valley Sophist ruminates on all manner of topics from the micro to the macro. SVS travels whatever path strikes his fancy. Encyclopedia Britannica: Sophist "Any of certain Greek lecturers, writers, and teachers in the 5th and 4th centuries BC, most of whom travelled about the Greek-speaking world giving instruction in a wide range of subjects in return ..."

Location: California, United States

Retired: 30years law enforcement-last 20 years Criminal Intelligence Detective.

Saturday, February 25, 2006

Analysis on Iraq

Despite the improving availability of news and analysis as a result of the ascendancy of talk radio and the Internet, there is still a lack when it comes to coverage in foreign countries. We are still dependent upon main stream media, and that coverage is less than sterling. When you can’t depend upon the MSM to give you a balanced report from the field, it is refreshing to read someone like Victor David Hanson. He has returned from Iraq, and he filed his analysis at National Review Online. Hanson’s report gives the feel of balance and objectivity.

Hat Tip: The Barnyard