Another via Drudge. There seems to be a clear lack of consensus on just what the surge hath wrought. Clearly every perspective will have differences, and every town in Iraq will show different levels of stability, but I wonder if those are the primary reasons we're seeing conflicting reports on the effectiveness of the surge, or if it's just blinding agendas.
Nevertheless, Couric sees significant improvement:
...Fallujah is "considered a real role model of something working right in Iraq," Couric said.
Many more Iraqis have joined the Iraqi Security Forces in the overwhelmingly Sunni Anbar province. Despite mutual distrust, stemming from the power shift after Saddam Hussein's Baathist government fell, Sunnis and Shiites are working together in the ISF to fight al Qaeda...
"The spike in police has really been significant," Couric said. "The incidents in Iraq have gone down dramatically."