1. If, and only if, you get tagged, write a post with links to 5 blogs that make you think,
2. Link to this post so that people can easily find the exact origin of the meme,
3. Optional: Proudly display the 'Thinking Blogger Award' with a link to the post that you wrote.
Congratulations - You've won a "Thinking Blogger" award!1. Informed Comment Prof. Juan Cole's very comprehensive daily summary of events in Iraq and the Middle East.
2. Abuaarvark.com A more relaxed commentary on the same subject by Williams professor Mark Lynch.
3. Nur Al-Cubicle : More comments on the same region featuring the opinions of the foreign press. She's a frequent commenter here as well.
4. Baghdad Burning I don't suppose she needs me to publicize her, and I'm concerned that she hasn't posted anything since Christmas, but her reports from Baghdad are essential.
5. WarHistorian The state of military history.
Let 100 intelligent flowers bloom. . .two new posts from the weekend below.