The Arab Proconsul

The Atlantic has a profile of General John Abizaid (under the lame title “Abizaid of Arabia”) in their December issue.

John Abizaid graduated from West Point in 1973, ranked forty-second out of 944 in the class that just missed Vietnam. Above his yearbook photo is the cryptic caption “The ‘Mad Arab’ came from the deserts of the West to become a star-man”


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