Attacks at lowest level since 2006
The Star Tribune (http://www.startribune.com/722/story/1559545.html) said: The U.S. military said that weekly attacks in Iraq is at a low. It hasnt been this low since Feb. 2006. The military also indicated that civilian deahts have dropped also. Last week there were 575 attacks, in June attacks were at 1,600.
The Chicago Tribune (http://www.chicagotribune.com/services/newspaper/printedition/monday/chi-iraq_slynov19,0,4327007.story) said: The U.S. is urging Iraq to take advantage of the decrease in attacks. a military spokesman attributes the fall in attacks to the "surge" of US troops in Baghdad.
Attacks have fallen 55% and the number of civilian casualties has fallen 65%.
The articles were essentially identical.