Here is an antidote to all the negative, doom & gloom news about Iraq being spewed by the antique media, a small sample of the continuing unreported positive news from that country. (AQIZ=Al Qaeda in Iraq) This article is from the Multi—National Force Iraq website.
More territory was transferred to the command of the Iraqi Army March 2 in the ongoing effort to see Iraqi forces control their own national security and assume responsibility for more battle space.
The U.S. 10th Mountain Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team transferred authority to the Iraqi Army's 3rd Brigade, 6th Division in a ceremony at Forward Operating Base Constitution in Iraq's International Zone.
'We are comrades. The Iraqi army and the American forces are brothers. We bleed together. We shed tears over the same fallen comrades,' said Brig. Gen. Aziz Noor, commander, 3rd Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division. 'We are receiving this area of responsibility and the job to protect it. God willing, we will be able to do so, added the general.'
There's much more. Read it regularly.
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