AP dolefully reports a fall in murders of Iraqis. Struggling not to ascribe this to the efforts of government or coalition forces, it inadvertently leaks the timing for the take-down of Iran.
The report (my emphasis):
Diminished Violence in Baghdad Holding
By SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press
The five-day trend toward diminished violence in the Iraqi capital was holding Friday, the Muslim day of prayer, as a curfew kept vehicles off the streets through the middle of the day…
Attacks typically rise during Ramadan, in part because some Muslims believe dying during the holiday bestows additional blessings in the afterlife.
Presumably “some Muslims” expect extra rations of immodestly dressed virgins.
So look for Israel and the US to respectfully bestow blessings on the Mullahs during Ramadan 2007.