What Plan?

Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr fled Iraq for Iran ahead of a security crackdown in Baghdad and the arrival of 21,500 U.S. troops sent by President Bush to quell sectarian violence, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday (source). At least one major insurgent component is now reacting to us instead of us reacting to them. Most of my military training says that it is better to be on the offensive than the defensive.


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