Cause for Calm Celebration In Iraq and Somewhere in Texas George Bush is Smiling

By Judith MillerWriter/FOX News Contributor Iraq Al Qaeda Anbar province
Yes, Iraq could still fall victim to the ethnic, religious, and ideological splits that led to Saddam Hussein's dictatorship. But it is worth savoring this day after all the death and suffering on all sides, for these elections could represent more than what critics dismissed during the 2005 polls as a "purple-finger moment."
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Judith Miller, a Fox News contributor, is an award-winning author. Her latest book is, "The Story: A Reporter's Journey" (Simon & Schuster, 2015).