Month: August 2009

Afghan Wire Hacked?

A few days ago, I found myself wondering why I hadn’t received my weekly email round-up from Afghan Wire. When I went to check out the site, it looked like it had been pretty badly defaced. I checked it out again today, and it looks like the site owners have been repairing some of the damage. Here’s a screenshot of the original view, from cache:

Overheard at the Abu Muqawama Water Cooler…

…otherwise known as the comments section. From “Andrew”, who referred to “that bunch of Euro-weenies at KoW (which I say not just because they are east of the Atlantic, but also because they seem weenie-ish).” The response from SNLII: “First, Andrew, KoW’s Dave Betz isn’t European. He’s Canadian, and a former enlisted NCO, which means that he has balls the size of Copenhagen and twice the sperm count of every man in Paris, combined.”