More on Iraq
General Barry R McCaffrey returns from yet another trip in Iraq and assesses the situation there. Here are some of the salient points:
- Violence Down Dramatically
- Al Qaeda Tactically Defeated and Trying to Regenerate
- Iraqi Security Forces Key Factor in Successful Internal Security
- Central Government Does Not Work
And more ... read a summary with a link to the entire article at the Small Wars Journal.
And over at Tigerhawk's: a discussion on whether the "Surge" Strategy was already in plain sight from the beginning but only emerged after long Pentagon infighting.