Dec 2007

TSR: "None of this is unrelated."


Wolf asks Michael to evaluate the reasons for the drop in violence. Mostly it has been the deal cut with the Sunni insurgents, but it seems that Iran has also been curtailing their involvement. Nobody believes that will last, any more than they think the Sunni and Shia militias will lay down their arms and start singing Kumbaya anytime soon...

Length: 3:28

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NR: "...this has been one of the great unintended consequences of the surge."


Michael reports on SecDef Gates' trip to Iraq, where he has been trying to evaluate Iran's current level of involvement and how that whole reconciliation plan is going.

Length: 2:22

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