January 18, 2008

Prominent Republican: The Surge Has Failed, Time to Leave Iraq

It's the best headline I could think of on the fly. Ironical. UPDATE: For the 30 watters out there: that means that I just made the headline up for no particular reason other than that I was in a hurry and it seemed sensationalist.

Al Qaeda in Iraq's area of operations December 2006 vs December 2007 . Dark red indicates operating areas, light red is transit routes.

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The reduction of ethno-sectarian violence in Baghdad from December 2006 to December 2007.

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I created the animated gifs from maps found at Bill Roggio's Long War Journal. For all of the skeptics about our progress in Iraq, it's a must read. I take that back. It's a must read for everyone.

What are you waiting for? Go read it!

By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 12:05 PM | Comments |