Part war drama, part political thriller, part romance -- and wholly uninvolving. show more
The Situation deserves credit for not trying to reduce the events in Iraq to facile equations. There is corruption and cynicism on all sides: the U.S. diplomats and military, the Sunni leaders, the thugs in cop uniforms, the local powerbrokers. show more
The situation in The Situation is grimly photogenic, yet persistently opaque.