Let's try to remember, first of all, that the schools in Iraq have been reopened.
Don't forget about the schools — that's what this war has always been about, the centers of mass instruction. And the Good News is that the schools are open. Mission Accomplished, schools-wise.
And but so, keeping said schools always at the forefront of our minds, how else is the war going?
Not well. Or at least so says:
4. Fred Kaplan in Slate, and
As you read these, keep in mind that such naysayers do not present the entire picture of the situation in Iraq. They hardly mention the schools at all.
We mustn't forget about the schools.