* Must read: Slate reviews the juicy parts of Clarke's book. (Courtesy Troia.) His book has reignited the debate over the Iraq invasion.
* Military families foresee personnel crisis on the horizon. (PDF of survey data.)
* Romanians and police clash over... vampires. (Courtesy squeegibo.)
* On Mexico's mean streets, the sinners have a saint.
* The science of casting reality TV shows.
* Orbach may leave Law & Order. Sorta.