Thursday, June 14, 2007
Here's an important and easy to read graphic from this morning's Washington Post showing the impact of the surge so far on the number of reported violent attacks on civilians, Iraqi security forces and coalition forces.
Unabated Violence - washingtonpost.com
My preference for data like this would be to make the three separate trends individually viewable. The patterns for civilians and Iraqi forces are easy to miss because the the much reduced scale when all data is presented on the same chart.
See the accompanying WaPo article- No Drop in Iraq Violence Seen Since Troop Buildup for further details.