Iraq Is Not A Lost Cause

The surge in Iraq is working, even though the liberal media tries to hide this fact…

Bill Roggio has posted some nice statistics of the different ways to gauge the success of our troops in Iraq.

Funny how the liberal media was consistantly blaming the terrorist activities on our military presence in Iraq, the Iraqi people did not want us there and that our occupation was the cause of terrorism in Iraq. From a weak patrol and move on situation, forced upon our soldiers by the liberals running our government to a strong, forceful and integrated with society presence, has led us from a booming terrorist growth to a dwindling terrorism downfall.

It clearly shows that the Iraqi people are not turning against us for our presence. Additionally if one connects the dots, our presence and when our soldiers are allowed to do their job, is creating a better Iraq.

Now hopefully our troops can continue the wonderful job they have been performing and weed out more of the true root cause of terrorism, the extremists and outside influences such as Al Qaeda and Iran…

Multinational Forces-Iraq has released the data of the effects of the “surge” on the security situation. The reduction in deaths, attack trends, sectarian violence, and improvised explosive device, suicide, and car bomb attacks is dramatic. The number of weapons caches found per year has more than doubled. The graphs below have been provided by Multinational Forces Iraq. Click each graph to view in detail.

The weekly attack trends are now down to or below 2004 levels, with fewer than 600 attacks overall reported per week. These numbers include ineffectual attacks. The number peaked during the summer of 2007, with almost 1,600 attacks in one week in June. Click map to view.

The number of deaths per month nationwide is down to January 2006 levels, at about 600 per month. The numbers peaked in December 2006, with about 3,000 deaths per month. Click to view.

High-profile attacks: Suicide car and vest bombs, and car bombs, are down from a peak of near 130 per month to about 30 per month, the lowest level since May 2006. Click to view.

The number of IED attacks are now at 2004 levels, with roughly 20 per day. This is down from the peak of 60 per day in May of this year, when the surge was peaking. Click to view.

The sectarian violence in Baghdad has decreased dramatically over the past year. Areas that were hotspots now are quiet. Click to view.

The number of weapons caches discovered increased by almost two and a half times from 2006 to 2007. Click to view.


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