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Monday, October 15, 2007

Good News from Iraq?

Well you cannot be picky when it comes to "good news" about Iraq being reported by MSM. Read this article for yourself - There is "good news"; however, the writers do find some quotes to support the usual pessimistic opinion.

Al-Qaeda In Iraq Reported Crippled
The U.S. military believes it has dealt devastating and perhaps irreversible blows to al-Qaeda in Iraq in recent months, leading some generals to advocate a declaration of victory over the group, which the Bush administration has long described as the most lethal U.S. adversary in Iraq.
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"AQI is definitely taking some hits," the official said. "There is definite progress, and that is undeniable good news. But what we don't know is how long it will last . . . and whether it's sustainable. . . . They have withstood withering pressure for a long period of time." Three months, he said, is not long enough to consider a trend sustainable.

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