Olympic Mystery

Is it just me, or is it odd that the Iraqi soccer team is performing better than the U.S. basketball team in this year’s Olympics?

James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.


  1. Rob says:

    It all comes down to desire my friends. The Iraqi’s have it. Our spoiled professional basketball players do not.