3 good reads for a Sunday morning

In the Post, PW Singer of Brookings does a good job making the case against Blackwater and the privatization of war. 

The Times has a story that further illustrates how much the Sunni-Shiite struggle for regional dominance in the Middle East is driving events there.

Tom Friedman makes a strong case for a new national commitment to invest in our aging infrastructure here at home.  NDN friend Robert Hormats is quoted extensively throughout the piece.