Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
New at Mother Jones:
Art Levine tries to imagine what Donald Rumsfeld might have hoped Iraq would look like, three years after the invasion. Call it a personal fantasyland.
Michael Klare sees the Bush administration putting China in its strategic sights, and argues that containment of the country is "govern[ing] key decisions regarding the allocation of long-term resources."
And Rami G. Khouri wants to know how long the old, failed ways of thinking will persist in the Israel-Palestine conflict.