I’ve finally given in and created a Twitter account. You can follow me @BradleyFest.
In other news.
Iraq and International
“To the defense of Erbil: this was the main cause that drew President Obama back to combat in Iraq last week, two and a half years after he fulfilled a campaign pledge and pulled the last troops out” (Steve Coll, “Oil and Erbil”).
Rod Nordland and Helene Cooper, “Capitalizing on US Bombing, Kurds Retake Iraqi Towns.”
Conor Friedersdorf, “President Obama Risks Misleading Us Into War.”
Michael Tomasky, “Why Liberals Should Back Iraq Intervention.” Hmm.
On Putin’s current stance toward the US: David Remnick, “Watching the Eclipse.”
Literature and Culture
Steven Heller, “Writing the Book on Reinventing the Book.”
Caleb Garling, “Tricking Facebook’s Algorithm.”
Mark O’Connel, “Why Tweet About Your Novel?”