Well todays newspapers (though not the LATimes) does bring us a couple of stories about Operation Phantom Thunder.
The Jordan Times brings the most positive story. Entitled
US troops set trap for gunmen near Baghdad
The Washington Post brings us the least positive and most obscur headline. (but at least it made the front page online)
Iraq Push Revives Criticism of Force Size
Baghdad Offensive May Shift Violence Elsewhere
The NYTimes has a nice headline but a basically negative story.
Militants Said to Flee Before U.S. Offensive