The situation in The Situation is grimly photogenic, yet persistently opaque.
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
Part war drama, part political thriller, part romance -- and wholly uninvolving. show more