American forces are searching for three missing soldiers in Iraq. This has grabbed a lot of headlines.
We're facing an enemy who cannot defeat us on the battlefield. That said, an enemy doesn't need to. All he needs is to get something that will generate headlines - and if he can get some good video that will run on CNN or al-Jazeera, it's even better. Because at that point, the mainstream media will take over - and they will push the politicians into quitting.