Bush: Iraqis Take Control of Anbar Province Security
By John Valceanu
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2008 – Iraqi civilian authorities today assumed responsibility for security in Iraq’s Anbar province, where Iraqi forces will now have the lead in security operations, President Bush said in a statement released by the White House.
“Not long ago, Anbar was [...]
The Strategy Page reports continued improvements in the organizational skills and fighting ability of the Iraqi soldier. The article below is interesting in that, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” is providing a level of confidence for some Iraqi soldiers not seen before. Read on and you’ll understand what I mean.
Iraqis Fight Like Americans
U.S. Army Soldiers from Killer Troop, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, pull security at the entrance to a combat outpost being built in one of Mosul’s most dangerous neighborhoods Jan. 23. Once Combat Outpost Killer is complete, Iraqi and U.S. security forces will be housed there to provide security in an area which sees [...]
Include other like-minded extremists in the above title. The Surge is working on so many fronts, and yes…much more needs to be accomplished, and yes, violence can increase - but folks - the progress is for real!
Please see our earlier post about Gov. Richardson here.
Iraqi Security Forces Grow Better, Stronger
By Fred W. Baker III
American Forces [...]
Now if only the politicians and leftists in this good country would heed the words of Brig. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr., deputy commander of Multinational Division North quoted in the title above and in the article from the Dod below…….am I dreaming, or what? Of course they can’t believe it because their mantra, their [...]