Baghdad Quieter as Surge Brigades Leave

As the last of the surge brigades are mostly out of Iraq, here's a look at how violence in Baghdad has dropped significantly since last June when all the surge brigades were fully in place, according to number released by the U.S. military. Baghdad now sees an average of four attacks a day, compared with 43 a day last June. Much of the significant drop-off in the level of violence occurred after May 20 when Iraqi troops entered northern Sadr City. While the northern part of the country is...Full Story
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