Tracking Iraq– What the Media Did Not Tell You This Month

Truly- The Surge Is Historic in Its Success–
The mainstream media has absolutely refused to report on the excellent news coming out of Iraq so Dean’s World reported the great news today.
Here are a few charts to go with his excellent report on Iraq:

The last 4 months have seen the lowest US fatalities recorded over any 4-month period since the war began:

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The Brookings Institute

The last 4 months have also seen the lowest number of Iraqi civilian fatalities recorded over any 4-month period since the war began:

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The Brookings Institute

Iraq continues to sacrifice. The young democracy has lost more military and policemen each month than the US or its allies. However, Iraq is currently losing fewer soldiers now than any 4 month period since 2004:

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The Brookings Institute

There were three times as many multiple fatality bombings last year at this time:

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The Brookings Institute

And, the cost of this war– something the Democrats are focusing on now that Iraq is stabilizing– is lower than Vietnam or the Cold War:

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(Bloomberg)

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