Iran is the power that seeks to fill the vacuum that would follow our exit. A false democracy that is in fact a theocratic dictatorship. A terrorism-supporting world power that seeks not only economic and military domination, but spiritual and cultural domination of the region and the world. Quick show of hands. Who would like to see a greater Iranosphere?
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UPDATE: And on Iraq from Michael Yon, who reports that Al Qaeda continues to commit suicide in Iraq, as more Iraqis turn against them because of the horrific crimes they are committing against Iraqis.
Real progess is being made in Baqubah since the launch of operation Arrowhead Ripper: the Battle for Baqubah. Click on the link for photos and Yon's dispatch.