Oktoberfest is a two-week celebration held in Munich, Germany, during late September and early October. Beer, food and music are the cornerstones of what is the world's largest festival, drawing 6 million tourists to the city annually. Cities around the world hold their own Oktoberfests, typically modeled after the Munich event.
A former FBI agent who outed himself as the "Deep Throat" of the Watergate scandal is not Jewish, though Nixon and his aides believed he was. Mark Felt, 91, revealed himself to Vanity Fair this week as the best-known anonymous source of the last century.
Now a year has passed. We have bombed. We have infiltrated. We have analyzed and rallied and written.
And through it all we have avoided one sad truth: the terrorists have already won.
They haven't won the war, but they have won a crucial battle.