The week's news from Iraq: According to the state television network, the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was wounded in a clash with security forces just north of Baghdad. A senior deputy was killed.
Meanwhile, the punk cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has decided that discretion is the better part of mullahs and has temporarily relocated to Iran. That's right: The biggest troublemaker in Iraq is no longer in Iraq.
He also writes that the New York Times sees this as a bad thing. Of course, to most of the MSM the glass is always half empty. No matter what happens in the war, it is a disaster. Like his book, Steyn is giving us real facts but also warning us that as a country we must get our act together.