Ralph Peters: Terror on the Run
“As 2007 drew to a close, embarrassed journalists sought to play down American military successes and avoided questioning Democratic presidential contenders about their predictions of inevitable failure in Iraq.
“Magically, Iraq disappeared from the headlines – except on those rare occasions when a problem could be reported.”
Reuters: Economy trumps Iraq in election
“The Iraq war, once the key issue in the presidential election, is taking a back seat to the economy as voters fret over a possible recession and consider the improving security situation in Baghdad.”