"AP IMPACT: It's fear that keeps Baghdad's peace (AP)
AP - The streets are calmer now. The fighting between Shiites and Sunnis has largely ceased. But this is not a sign of normalcy in the Iraqi capital. It's fear that keeps the peace."
Tuesday, July 07, 2009
no longer available, chumps
AP pulled its piece suggeting that the Iraqi peace that followed U.S. pullback was due to "fear" rather than genuine stability. The reasons for pulling a piece are many and most of them perfectly innocent. But citizen blogging can, at least presently, patch over the memory hole. So we'll see if they put it back. The teaser was still up on Yahoo, and it said: