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Sunday, November 07, 2004

It Has Begun

Earlier, I watched a Fox News video showing Iraqi troops successfully seizing control of the city's hospital. It was heartening to see Iraqi soldiers participating in clearing out Fallujah, and building their future.

More details from the BBC.

Marine armor is getting ready to see action.

Deacon at Power Line remarks, "Before the start of the military campaign in Iraq, it was feared that we would have to engage in fierce urban fighting unlike any we've seen since Vietnam. We were able to conquer Iraq without such fighting, but now may be forced to engage in it." While this engagement may be long overdue, it will probably turn out to be the costliest one for our efforts in Iraq to date.