40 Positive 'New Facts' about Today's Iraq

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | For- m. barbay (France)
I will look forward to the day when Iraqis are no longer plagued by those who align politics with an 'Iraqi failure'... Media and US Congress shift perception of Iraq accomplishments; hoping to minimize consequent support... Pelosi's: "Iraq is a Failure" Speech.
(Iraq's stability will improve the region; they want Iraq INSTABILITY for 08 Democrat win??)

Instapundit points to this: Major Breakthrough In Iraq

And while I read this, I found the latest Iraqi's security accomplishments since Dec. 24th...(Click Map to view Detail) These are major accomplishments!

And view 38 positive Facts, never mentioned by Media...
(and certainly not US Congress during election time!)

Did you know that 47 countries have reestablished their embassies in Iraq?
Did you know that the Iraqi government currently employs 1.2 million Iraqi people?
Did you know that 3100 schools have been renovated,
364 schools are under rehabilitation,
263 new schools are now under construction
and 38 new schools have been completed in Iraq?
Did you know that Iraq 's higher educational structure consists of 20 Universities,
46 Institutes or colleges and 4 research centers, all currently operating?

Did you know that 25 Iraq students departed for the United States in January 2005
for the re-established Fulbright program?
Did you know that 4.3 million Iraqi children were enrolled in primary school by mid October?
Did you know that the Iraqi Navy is operational? They have 5 -100-foot patrol craft, 34 smaller vessels and a naval infantry regiment.

Did you know that Iraq 's Air Force consists of three operational squadrons,
which includes 9 reconnaissance and 3 US C-130 transport aircraft
(under Iraqi operational control) which operate day and night, and will soon add
16 UH-1 helicopters and 4 Bell Jet Rangers?
Did you know that Iraq has a counter-terrorist unit and a Commando Battalion?
Did you know that the Iraqi Police Service has over 55,000 fully trained and equipped police officers?

Did you know that there are 5 Police Academies in Iraq that produce over 3500 new officers every 8 weeks?
Did you know there are more than 1100 building projects going on in Iraq ?
They include 364 schools, 67 public clinics, 15 hospitals, 83 railroad stat ions,
22 oil facilities, 93 water facilities and 69 electrical facilities.

Did you know that 96% of Iraqi children under the age of 5
have received the first 2 series of polio vaccinations?
Did you know that Iraq has an independent media that consists of 75 radio stations,
180 newspapers and 10 television stations?

Did you know that the Baghdad Stock Exchange opened in June of 2004?

Did you know that 2 candidates in the Iraqi presidential election had a televised debate recently?

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