Michael Yon is headed back to war - this time without the protection of the military. He has posted a travelouge while enroute via Bangkok and Dubai.
You may be surprised to learn that he does consider Iraq to be in a civil war. But to argue that the civil war was a result of the the American war is, in his view, an "illegal joining". Be sure to read his piece in full and reflect on the subtle, yet important shades he draws as he nears the battlefield once again.