Is the surge working already? General Patraeus says we'll know by the end of the summer. First Al Sadr bugged out, then we cracked down on some Sunnis, and now this:
American and Iraqi troops on Tuesday stormed several buildings in Sadr City, Baghdad’s main bastion of Shiite militancy, and detained at least 16 people suspected of participating in militia violence including killings, kidnappings and torture, the American military and local officials said.
The early morning raids appeared to be the largest military operation in Sadr City since the new American-led crackdown began this month, intended to wrest control of Baghdad, the capital, from sectarian militias...
Keep up the skeer, boys, and all will be well.