Friday, October 06, 2006

Battle of Iraq Reaches Reaching Climax

Its do or die for Operation Iraqi Freedom, from the Detroit Free Press:

The Iraq war could be heading to its decisive moment: a battle for the capital, Baghdad, that has turned dramatically bloodier for U.S. soldiers and carries enormous stakes for the country's future...No longer a limited security problem while the main war was being fought out west in Anbar province, the battle of Baghdad is turning out to be "a critical point in the Iraq war," said former Pentagon analyst Anthony Cordesman.
"Securing Baghdad ... won't win. But losing Baghdad will lose," Cordesman said. "If they lose, Iraq is likely to slip into a major civil war."

Its also do or die in the upcoming US elections, and the Dems are getting desperate.