Unless they are counting on strategies of the guy below.
If Iraqis are to make the transition from fractional violence, to recruiting legislation, and uniting a Nation of ethnic diversity...They can only do this, if they are United... (And they might actually want to prevent a Neighboring Coup!)
They have the Confidence of our US Military...
But have lost the hearts and minds of Democrat Congress (and Militants!)
-Instapundit posts: A War We Just Might Win
"As two analysts who have harshly criticized the Bush administration’s miserable handling of Iraq, we were surprised by the gains we saw and the potential to produce not necessarily 'victory' but a sustainable stability that both we and the Iraqis could live with."storyOver twenty three thousand tips from Iraqis have aided in discoveries of weapons cashe, and prevention of civilian attacks...(4 times more, since o6.)
NOTE: Of the 2,797 projects declared completed, besides the 435 projects formally accepted by Iraq's central government, 1,141 have been transferred to local Iraqi authorities. American government entities in charge of those projects include the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the American-led multinational forces in Iraq, the United States Embassy and the United States Agency for International Development. Several new agreements are still being hammered out with the Iraqi government to smooth the transfers...
They can do it! We did... :)
Our own history of 1920 to 1933, is a perfect example of how a majority of US citizens finally teamed together to assist law-enforcement's purge of Mobs who infiltrated our streets...And the gangs who finally gave up!
Archives of violence of the 20's tells of Mafia-gang’s bullet sprays in the streets, amidst thousands of Civilian casualties... And how, in a final moment’s desperation, citizens helped crack the code of Mafia silence! #
Tips and Community unity helped to end of this frightening part of our history.