I don't know exactly what happened, and nor do any of the other talkbackers here who all seem to want to believe the worst of our country. Allison Kaplan Sommer was not offering a "hasbara" piece, but a thought piece, openly trying to figure out what may have occurred when three (at least) large bureaucracies are involved. Take a deep breath everybody.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
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