Parasites

By Jeffrey Goldberg

The real kind, not the Washington kind -- I think I got 'em. Sorry about not blogging, I was doing some reasonably hard traveling through East and West Africa for stories about which I will say not a word, and I just washed back up in D.C. and let me put it this way: I've felt better. So give me a day or two, and then I'll turn to the looming mega-story, which is Iran. It's nice to be back.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2009/09/parasites/26498/