So, if its so safe in Baghdad, if the "Surge" is working so well why couldn't Baghdad John get over to Shorja market? Couldn't they get some more Apaches? Or did they have a hard time getting any of the boys from the 101st to "volunteer"?
Our answer comes from CNN:
They didn’t believe it was safe for an American to be in that area. -- CNN Reporting.
That seems like it should be the description of the whole damn country.