photo by Michael Totten Along with
Bill Ardolino’s series, Inside Iraqi Politics
, the other excellent read is Michael Totten’s The Final Mission Part III
. According to Totten, we are scheduled to hand back security control of Anbar Province over to the Iraqi government, provided all goes well and the violence continues to decline as Iraqi security forces continue to be trained. One would think that if all these insurgents and Islamic holy warriors wanted is to have American and Coalition “invaders” to be expelled from Iraq, they’d just desist with the violence, and it would automatically happen. Hugh Hewitt
Michael Totten has another fascinating write-up, this one of the Marines’ effort to teach human rights to Iraqi police in Fallujah, as well as on the need for journalists and writers of all types to humanize both Iraqis and Americans.
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Also, Michael Yon: AQI Losing Habitat in Iraq at Alarming Rate
And Bill Roggio: Al Qaeda in Iraq under pressure in Balad, Anbar
Iraqi, US forces capture senior Special Groups operative in Hillah
Read the accounts, and send the links on to your friends and enemies. You’ll be doing everyone a favor.Cross-posted at Flopping Aces
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