- My right eye still feels like it's wrapped in absinthe-soaked cotton, which is hardly conducive to wit and/or insight, so have some more reading:
Curious Hamster on defining terrorism - an oft-fogotten point well made.
Tim Ireland is rather convinced that Iraq had an impact on the terrorists' motivations - and examinines the government's reasoning behind claiming there's no connection.
Stumbling and Mumbling confuses me with big words - did the Iraq war influence the London bombs? Your response says more about you than the terrorists (I think...)
Finally, further afield, and more big words - this time German ones - courtesy of European Democracy's look at the lessons the EU can learn from Germany's experiences of federalism.
And now I'm off for a lie down. My brain hurts.