Sunday, August 26, 2007

The Surge is Working!

The surge in the Iraqi death toll, that is.

Iraq Body Count Running at Double Pace -
BAGHDAD -- This year's U.S. troop buildup has succeeded in bringing violence in Baghdad down from peak levels, but the death toll from sectarian attacks around the country is running nearly double the pace from a year ago.

Some of the recent bloodshed appears the result of militant fighters drifting into parts of northern Iraq, where they have fled after U.S.-led offensives. Baghdad, however, still accounts for slightly more than half of all war-related killings - the same percentage as a year ago, according to figures compiled by The Associated Press.
Only one thing to say...


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