Of course we've known this for some time, General Petraeus has said as much, but it is good to see the press catching up and actually REPORTING it. Of course whether any major outlet actually picks it up...
And Mr. Obama can't bring himself to say the surge had anything to do with it...Just one more example of how politics are more important to the libs than the war or American lives..
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.(see video report)
Despite the occasional bursts of violence, Iraq has reached the point where the insurgents, who once controlled whole cities, no longer have the clout to threaten the viability of the central government.(more)