Category Archives: Petraeus

Perpetual Stalemate

Out here in Hollywood almost everyone seems to be a screenwriter – it’s just a local thing. You have one in the drawer, or if not an actual screenplay, a treatment – four or five pages of what the screenplay … Continue reading

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War Weary

Okay, two days before the top American officials in Iraq – General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker – are to brief Congress on the prospects for further reductions in our troop presence in Iraq, on Sunday, April 6, we … Continue reading

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