News Surging to Victory
posted by April 7 at 8:53 AMon
From the NYT:
Sharp fighting broke out in the Sadr City district of Baghdad on Sunday as American and Iraqi troops sought to control neighborhoods used by Shiite militias to fire rockets and mortars into the nearby Green Zone.
But the operation failed to stop the attacks on the heavily fortified zone, headquarters for Iraq’s central government and the American Embassy here. By day’s end, at least two American soldiers had been killed and 17 wounded in the zone, one of the worst daily tolls for the American military in the most heavily protected part of Baghdad.
US soldiers are being killed and wounded in the heavily fortified Green Zone. In the zone. Christ, it’s getting easier to picture a scene like this unfolding in Baghdad:
And just how many rockets can land in the Green Zone before newspapers and news programs stop referring to it as the “heavily fortified” Green Zone?