No, it's not just being married to a Brit that makes reading the BBC interesting. There is a different perspective to English journalism and oftentimes it is refreshing to read that the efforts of our men and women are positive, that Patreus is working his voodoo in a way designed to win hearts, not just wars and that for our investment of lives and money, the people of Iraq have a brighter outlook.
Daniel reported they had an "interesting" op, helicoptering in to an area that hadn't been "visited" for a couple of years. They did so on intel of weapons cache and "bad guys." He couldn't tell me what had transpired, but said we might look for it on Stryker News soon.