Monday, April 7, 2008

The Bosra Story Untold

Powerline has a series of great posts on the real story of the Bosra offensive ... proof once again that the main stream media are too quick to decalre defeat. As opposed to a crushing defeat foir the Iraqi army ... turns out ... its become a galvanizing moment ... and by the way ... the fight continues. Read it here, and here.

And make sure you read Jack Kelly's column here.
Here's a snippet:

"It is rare in the annals of war for the side which is winning to seek a cease fire. And though Mr. al Sadr has said he wants one, Mr. Maliki hasn't said he'll grant one. "Security operations in Basra will continue," he said Monday. "

All of this seems to be backed by this report this morning

"Iraq's major Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish parties have closed ranks to force anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to disband his Mahdi Army militia or leave politics, lawmakers and officials involved in the effort said Sunday. "