Analysis: U.S. winning war that seemed lost
By Robert Burns and Robert H. Reid – The Associated Press
Posted : Monday Jul 28, 2008 11:09:26 EDT
BAGHDAD — The United States is now winning the war that two years ago seemed lost.
Limited, sometimes sharp fighting and periodic terrorist bombings in Iraq are likely to continue, possibly for years. But the Iraqi government and the U.S. now are able to shift focus from mainly combat to mainly building the fragile beginnings of peace — a transition that many found almost unthinkable as recently as one year ago.
via the Army Times.com
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