Why isn’t this story the headline everywhere today?
Some progress may mean hope for Baghdad
Bomb deaths have gone down 30 percent in Baghdad since the U.S.-led security crackdown began a month ago. Execution-style slayings are down by nearly half. The once frequent sound of weapons has been reduced to episodic, and downtown shoppers have returned to outdoor markets — favored targets of car bombers.
There are signs of progress in the campaign to restore order in
Iraq, starting with its capital city.
Instead, everyone is talking about 8 ineffective lawyers who were rightly fired by the Justice Department.
What a world.