Our readers are well aware of the remarkable progress that has been made in Iraq since the “surge” and related tactical changes were implemented by General Petraeus. These charts, courtesy of the Multi-National Forces, show the improvement visually. This one shows the number of weekly attacks by category; click to enlarge:
This one charts the number of IED attacks:
This one shows deaths of coalition troops, Iraqi security forces and civilians:
You’d almost think the guy who devised and implemented the strategy should be the Man of the Year.
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