Briefly, from ABC News the other day comes this story about a confidential Pentagon assessment.
…Officials won’t say how the assessment was made but found that support for the insurgency has never been higher, with approximately 75 percent of the country’s Sunni Muslims in agreement.
When the Pentagon started surveying Iraqi public opinion in 2003, Sunni support for the insurgents stood at approximately 14 percent…
“Where is the government?” one man asked. “Where is the promise of security? Where is the prime minister?”