Scorecard #2: How well are we doing in Iraq? Afghanistan?

Iraq Have the Iraq “insurgents” gained, for now at least, a superior position? Based on public sources, apparently the Coalition still does not know the nature of the opposition: leaders, goals, ideology, numbers, etc. Insurgent attacks demonstrate the operational resources to strike at will in central Iraq, and on occasion anywhere in Iraq. The increasing …

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Scorecard #1: How well are we doing in Iraq? How well is our opposition doing?

Here is a quick summary of the situation, in 6 dimensions. Major conclusion: not much available deep analysis or hard data available from public US sources. US casualties (all sources) From http://lunaville.org/warcasualties/Summary.aspx September Coalition Fatalities of approx. 1.1/day, down slightly from 1.5/day in July. Why the slight decrease in the death rate? Has the number …

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