Sunday, February 17, 2008

Just in case you hadn't heard

Maliki declared "Victory in Baghdad" yesterday. I'm sure you've already read it in the newspapers or seen it on the news, right? Yeah, right...

From Pat Dollard - Maliki Thanks America For Victory Over Al Qaeda
  • BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister declared “victory in Baghdad” yesterday, claiming U.S. and Iraqi troops have chased al-Qaida in Iraq out of the capital in the year since a security crackdown began, and vowing to pursue insurgents who have fled northward.

    In remarks broadcast on state television, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki thanked the U.S. military and its allies for “standing with us in defeating terrorism.”

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