An Uneasy Quiet
Here's a disturbing thought.
There have been reports that attacks on Americans are dropping and the casualty rates amongst our soldiers have fallen. This may be a sign that increased American forces (the surge) may be having a positive impact.
But maybe it's also a sign that the enemy in Iraq has made a strategic decision to cut back on the attacks in order to stockpile munitions for a latter time. Like, say, after a U.S. attack on Iran.It wouldn't be the first time an escalation in the violence in Iraq was preceded by a lull.