Put yourself in the place of an Iraqi tanker who has just seen another tank go up in flames a quarter of a mile away – without even glimpsing the source of the attack. That psychological pressure is almost as important in triggering the final collapse of Iraq’s military as is the physical destruction.
Meanwhile, more evidence emerges every day that this war is worth fighting. Cache after cache of Iraqi chemical-warfare gear turns up. Our troops witness one atrocity after another. And there is ever greater proof that President Bush was right all along about Iraq’s support of terrorism.