*Guerrillas killed one American and wounded another northeast of Baghdad when they set off a homemade bomb near along a military supply route. In Irbil, guerillas wounded six American soldiers, killed one Iraqi, and wounded 41 others, when they set of a huge car bomb outside an office frequented by US soldiers in northern Iraq. Others wounded included Iraqi Kurdish guards and children in the surrounding areas. In the capital, Baghdad, al-Sharq al-Awsat says 4 US soldiers were wounded on Monday and Tuesday in various incidents.
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Juan Cole is the founder and chief editor of Informed Comment. He is Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at the University of Michigan He is author of, among many other books, Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires and The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Follow him on Twitter at @jricole or the Informed Comment Facebook Page