View Full Version : Another example of Bush failure?

01-10-2008, 06:54 PM
Sorry, I couldn't help myself. (http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8U3B17O0&show_article=1)
WASHINGTON (AP) - Iraq's western province of Anbar, hotbed of the Sunni Arab insurgency for the first four years of the war, will be returned to Iraqi control in March, a senior U.S. general said Thursday.
In a telephone interview from Iraq, Marine Maj. Gen. Walter E. Gaskin, commander of the roughly 35,000 Marine and Army forces in Anbar, said levels of violence have dropped so significantly—coupled with the growth and development of Iraqi security forces in the province—that Anbar is ready to be handed back to the Iraqis.<hr /></blockquote>