Monday, March 28, 2005

See, he told us so

An excellent article today on the situation in Iraq. The military is normally very very cautious about seeming optimistic, so this can only bee seen as excellent news.
Pentagon begins to see Iraq momentum shift - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - March 28, 2005: "In the privacy of their E-ring offices, senior Pentagon officials have begun to entertain thoughts that were unimaginable a year ago: Iraq is turning the corner.
Military officials and analysts say the clearing out of enemy-infested Fallujah in November, the Jan. 30 elections and the increasing willingness of Iraqis to fight and die for a democratic country are contributing to the momentum.
'This is still a tough fight. We don't want anyone to think that it is not,' said retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney, a military analyst who strongly supports Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. 'But the momentum is in our direction.'
Read the whole thing, it covers all the bases in Iraq.

Also don't miss Chrenkoff's roundup of good news.