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Monday, January 08, 2007


Omar sees changes occuring in Baghdad and is hoping for the best.
This time it looks like the plan will perhaps be somewhat different, at least in its political side because there's a need and an apparent will to avoid the mistakes that surrounded previous plans as can be told from Maliki's words yesterday. He sent, or resent, a few tough-worded messages including:

-Political factions will not interfere with the implementation of the plan
-ALL outlaw groups bearing arms will be dealt with in the same manner
-Protecting the populace is the job of the official armed forces and not the job of militias

I'm not sure if this is part of our "surge" but with or without an increase in troops it sounds like there are some changes going on there.