Thursday, March 01, 2007

The faintest glimmer of light?

Reuters is reporting that, at 1,645, the number of civilians killed in Iraq was the lowest for four months, though still three times the death toll in the same month last year. These monthly figures, together with US military casualty figures, are likely to become the benchmark of whether the US government's counter-insurgency strategy is having any positive effect.

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