Iraqi forces see victory in Basra

Iraqi soldiers are standing proud in Basra one month after launching a surprise offensive to wipe out murderous gangs of Shia militants that had been allowed to flourish under Britain’s watch.

Written by Deborah Haynes, the Baghdad Correspondent for The Times (of London). She first reported on Iraq in 2004, covering the deteriorating security situation and the evolving political process.  This is a boots on the ground report from Basra.

Read the whole thing here.

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