* Losing the war of perception in Afghanistan.
* Analysis: is Israel in real trouble this time?
* Seven things you didn't know about the war on terror.
* Final report on the Gulf oil spill pins the blame on corporate negligence.
* "...The GOP, deep down, is behaving as a religious movement, not as a political party, and a radical religious movement at that."
* Police look for solutions to violent flash mobs.
* The AV Club's New Cult Canon takes on Shaun Of The Dead.
* So, what killed 3-D movies this time around?