That’s the title of an opinion piece by Michael O’Hanlon and Kenneth Pollack of the Brookings Institution in today’s New York Times. They have returned from a visit to Iraq, and report that conditions there are much improved:
Here is the most important thing Americans need to understand: We are finally getting somewhere in Iraq, at least in military terms.***
After the furnace-like heat, the first thing you notice when you land in Baghdad is the morale of our troops. In previous trips to Iraq we often found American troops angry and frustrated
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