In her latest Charlotte’s Web column, Charlotte Hays talks Iraq:

“We obviously didn’t go into Iraq with the goal of creating an Al Qaeda stronghold there. But Al Qaeda came. And now we have it almost within our grasp to deal a devastating blow to America’s number one enemy. It may actually be easier to fight Al Qaeda in Iraq than along the Pakistani border because in Iraq we don’t have to worry about inadvertently toppling General Pervez Musharraf’s shaky regime.
“That the U.S. has turned a corner in the fight with Al Qaeda in Iraq was one of the conclusions one might take away from what General David Petraeus said in two days of measured testimony on Capitol Hill. And are our representatives rolling in glee over the prospect of a potential victory against Al Qaeda?”

For the answer, check out her article here.