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Monday, October 01, 2007

A Welcome Trend You May Not Have Heard About

In case you wondered why the Democrats have suddenly stopped their effort to end the war, this might have something to do with it:

AFP [the French news agency] reports:
US military losses in Iraq for September stood at 70 on Sunday, the lowest monthly figure since July last year, according to an AFP tally based on Pentagon figures.

The figure also marks the fourth consecutive drop in the monthly death toll following a high of 121 in May. June saw 93 deaths, July 82 and August 79. The monthly toll in July 2006 was 53.

Read the whole thing here.

Why isn't the American MSM recognizing the effectiveness of the surge? The French do.