OPERATION MATADOR A SUCCESS
Marine Led Operation Finishes Up, 9 KIA
Associated Press's story on Operation Matador. Reports that "Pentagon officials conceded, however, that the insurgents were better trained and equipped than previously thought." But don't fret, my boys will find Zarqawi soon. Remember, it's not about if we can beat Zarqawi, its about when we can. About "winning the hearts and minds", with stories such as Zarwawi led insurgents attacking American military with children present, causing more children deaths than Americans, its just matter of time.
U.S.: Operation Matador in Iraq a Success
OBEIDI, Iraq — The U.S. military wrapped up a major offensive in a remote desert region near the Syrian border Saturday, saying it had cleaned out the insurgent haven and killed more than 125 militants during the weeklong campaign against followers of Iraq's most wanted terrorist, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. (more)