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By the numbers


Some may say this would have been the result if we’d had more troops in Iraq in the first place. But the cause of these declining numbers is more likely to have been the switch in tactics, from conventional to counterinsurgency–which is, in itself, the wave of the immediate future of American war. Some contrarians are even calling it the most successful military campaign in history. Hope that lasts.

Via Instapundit