ABC and CBS also filed Iraq-related stories. CBS' Randall Pinkston gave us the good news about the an-Nil neighborhood of Baghdad, which has so far avoided sectarian violence: "children play on the street; young men hang out; businesses open their shops."
ABC's Pierre Thomas (subscription required) told us the bad. Young Moslem men from many countries in Europe--France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Britain--have volunteered to join the anti-US insurgency in Iraq. These "Iraq War alumni" may now be returning home, battle-hardened and ready to recruit their co-religionists. "People learn through practice, not through theory," ABC News Consultant Anthony Cordesman explained.
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