Apparently, sometime between February and August of 2007, Hell has frozen over.
Bumps in the road are now officially seen as more hazardous than insurgents and terrorists in Ramadi. (There is a lot of hard metal inside a Humvee that you can bang your head up against.) I have my doubts about the relative dangers of each in the real world. Ramadi isn’t totally safe yet. But this kind of juxtaposition is absurdly unthinkable in Baghdad.
Read Part 1 and Part 2 of Anbar Awakens. You won't find anything like it on CNN.