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Friday, March 25, 2005

Climbing out of the Blood Baath.

The linked story from the Financial Times of London describes the efforts by Sunnis to bring the insurgency to a halt and join the political process begun with the January 30th elections.

About a month ago Osama Bin Laden pleaded with al-Zarqawi to attack the United States mainland, evidence that the Islamists recognized they were bogged down in Iraq and were seeking a way out. (See post here.) Now it looks like the former Baathists are beginning to realize that they too are fighting a losing battle in Iraq.

-tdr

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