By Colin Foster
According to the Independent, probably the major newspaper most sharply critical of the US/UK military in Iraq, “the tide is turning”.
Patrick Cockburn writes: “American forces are on the retreat throughout Iraq.
“Slowly, the great American adventure in the country, which started with the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003, is coming to an end.” (Independent, 12 April)
Jonathan Steele, in the Guardian, takes the opposite view: