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April 21, 2005

U.S. Military Adapts in Iraq

The Los Angeles Times has a positive article about the American military's performance in Iraq saying:

Despite this week's bad news, things have gotten better in Iraq.
Yes, the L.A. Times! (Or, perhaps more accurately, one commenter appearing in the Times.)

The article discusses several steps that the Army has taken to better train its soldiers in urban combat, guarding convoys, and interacting with civilians.
"We're fighting a thinking, adaptive enemy," one of the trainers told us. Even amid some recent setbacks, the increasing stability in Iraq shows that the American military is capable of matching that learning curve.