From D-Ring PR we learn that the Australian Defense Force has shut down all soldier blogs. That is a real shame. The soldier blogs give readers a unique view of war that is available from no other source.
For the US the soldier blogs may be the best PR they have going, with all due respect for their public affairs officials. The soldier blogs give us a sympathetic view of their difficult situation.
During 2007 it is likely that congressional investigations will expose some very disturbing developments. The voices of the soldiers themselves are likely to be the most convincing counter to what is likely to unfold.