Bush/Patraeus/Crocker kept repeating last week the fact that the oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Turkey was reopened after spending most of the war years under attack and out of commission, a small sign of progress. A bomb blast Tuesday morning corrected that.
Check it out.
Sorry to break into your post, pardner, but I didn't want to do another post. Guess who also has a blog now? Krugman! I'll update the blogrolls after dinner. - F.