Friday, February 24, 2006

Violence in Iraq begins to ebb

Cooler heads appear to be prevailing in Iraq, thank goodness. A number of my sources have e-mailed me regarding the goodwill efforts of Sunni and Shia clergy in this regard, including Grand Ayatollah Sistani, of course (a proper Nobel peace prize candidate if ever there was one). The bottom line, of course, is that both the Sunni and the Shia realize that the destruction of the shrine was an attempt to ignite a civil war that would further devastate an already devastated country, and that only al Qaeda would benefit.

Here is a well written piece on the matter:

NRO Al Qaeda Blows It | February 24, 2006�11:35:15

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