This is a MAJOR DEVELOPMENT and the MSM has totally ignored it. Of course it may just be psyop - to get them paranoid and start whacking each other too. But I tend to suspect maybe not when taken in the context of the rest of the interview and Yon's most recent dispatches. There is "a sense" here that the population is starting to turn on the insurgents in a big way. It could be that last years insurgents(native Iraqi, not imported talent), after seeing that we really DO want to help them rebuild this country have flipped. Nobody wants to be on a losing side...
I mentioned this Brown interview in the roundup post below, but I know you lazy HeadlineReading™ bastards won't bother to read the whole thing.
I originally sent this to ACE (Cutaway == Purple Avenger) and Nicky snarfed it up from there. Spread the word, I don't care about attribution, JUST. SPREAD. THE. WORD.
"...One of the great pieces of information we got recently is 80 percent of the al Qaeda network in the north has been devastated. And those are not our figures, those came from the last six leaders in Mosul , al Qaeda leaders that we captured; they informed us of that. We also had a letter that was captured from Abu Zaid (sp) going to Zarqawi . We recently killed Zaid (sp) and we had that letter, and it also talked about the desperate situation for the al Qaeda and the insurgents in Mosul and in the north. And then also, sources we have inside the al Qaeda network up here have also informed us of that..."