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Iraqi Sandstorms

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

I found this on . It’s an amazing clip that some of our troops took of . It literally shuts out the sun:

Here’s another, longer clip that shows . It approaches in the distance slowly, inexorably:

The clips remind me of a Japanese existentialist novel (odd, I know) by , called . The novel vividly describes how the desert sand winnows its way into every nook and cranny and aspect of life.

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