SADR CITY, Iraq (Army News Service, Nov. 18, 2005.) -- Iraqi Army Soldiers raided the residences of suspected terrorists in Sadr City and detained 19 men Nov. 14.
Fifteen of the men are suspected members of a terrorist group responsible for murders and kidnappings in Baghdad.
The raids were planned and led by Iraqi soldiers.
“The Iraqi Army did a great job on this one—they got the targets quickly and quietly,” said Sgt. 1st Class Luis Molina, operations sergeant with 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment.
In addition to the 15 suspects, three men were detained when Iraqi troops found body armor in their possession.
All the detainees are being processed by the Iraqi judicial system.
That doesn't sound like failure to me. In fact, that wouldn't sound like failure to anyone but the Cheese Eating Surrender Monkeys of the Dimocrat party.
Also, from the same article:
Along with numerous sewer, water, and electric projects, a hospital for women and children is being refurbished in Sadr City.
Since July 5, 2004, Parsons Delaware, Inc., has been working on Ibn Al Baladi Hospital (Arabic for “Son of My Town”), a facility in southern Sadr City primarily providing health care to women and children.
But, but, but.... the Dimocrats say that no one in Iraq has water or electricity! This story is obviously a manufactured outrage by the Bushitermchaliburtonchimpy junta!
“The differences [between the finished and unfinished portions of the hospital] are night and day,” said Maj. Paul Ashcraft, a representative from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, which is responsible for the area. “They’ve taken a hospital that’s been neglected for 30 years, and are turning it into a first-class facility.”
The renovation of Ibn Al Baladi Hospital is part of an overall effort to improve health care facilities in Baghdad. Five outpatient clinics being built across Sadr City will put competent care within much easier reach.
The hospital was neglected for thirty years? But the Dimocrats all whine and claim that Iraq under Saddam was all puppies and kittens and wonderfull free healthcare for everybody!
Oh, wait... that's what they claim about Cuba under Castro. The Dimocrats stick their tongues so far up the ass of any dictator that I get confused about which ones they're giving a tongue-bath to at the time.
In any case, I just thought you'd like to know about some of the good news coming out of Iraq. Because you won't see it in the Lame-Stream Media any time soon. The way the New York Slimes is going, the Iraqi government will finally take full control of the country, and the NYT headlines will read "US LOSES CONTROL OF IRAQ! WOMEN AND CHILDREN HURT THE MOST!"