Revisionist history in Haditha and Ishaqi

Michelle on the former, Greyhawk on the latter.

How many Iraqis will be killed in the next few weeks and months by terrorists eager to make it look like American troops have perpetrated another massacre?

How many gullible media outlets will be only too eager to believe them?

Meanwhile, Slate wants the Marines suspected of the shootings in Haditha to be tried by an Iraqi court.

Update: Outside Baghdad, a poignant reminder of the kite-flying serenity of life under Saddam Hussein.