Plans for a joint American-Iraqi offensive against insurgents in Baghdad have been laid, and the commanding Iraqi general, an American nominee, has been named. American officers say the offensive will dwarf all prior efforts:
“It’s going to be an operation unlike anything this city has seen,” Col. Doug Heckman added. “It’s a multiple-order magnitude of difference, not just a 30 percent, I mean a couple hundred percent” larger than previous offensives.
Let’s hope it works.
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