Enemy Forces in Najaf Have Been Completely Defeated
This is item number one for the most under-reported story of the day:
IRAQI SECURITY FORCES TAKE CONTROL OF AN NAJAF PROVINCE FOB DUKE, Iraq –Approximately three months after decisive combat operations ended in Najaf, the 11th MEU commander declared today that Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) have formally assumed local control of An Najaf province. Since fighting ended Aug. 28, no major incidents have occurred despite reduced MEU security operations in the city and the Ramadan holiday.Go read the whole article. Why isn't this on the front pages? There will be more stories like this in the next 18 months if we play our cards right . . .