Yon: The bizarro-world contrast between what most Americans seem to think is happening in Iraq versus what is really happening...
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It is clear that Iraq is turning a corner. Not only are Sunni and Shia talking here in Baghdad, but the fighting definitely is abating. I'll be out in Sunni and Shia neighborhoods all day Tuesday and Wednesday. Petraeus' ideas are starting to work.
I've been watching for days as LTC Patrick Frank pulls neighborhoods together here in the Rashid district of Baghdad. We've been swamped going to reconciliation meetings. ( Spent hours in meetings today. ) LTC Frank is one of many battalion commanders I have seen who are winning in their zones. A Washington Post writer was here for several days and his observations were similar.
Again, I suggest to media to get in touch with Infantry battalion commanders around Iraq. They are the sweet-spot on the ups and downs in Iraq.
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