A suicide bomber killed 13 in Kanaan, village near the provincial capital Baquba in Diyala Province. The bomber was targeting a patrol of the local Awakening Council (pro-US Sunni tribal levies). Reuters adds: “In another attack, a car bomb parked outside a liquor store in central Baghdad killed three people and wounded 20.”
Leila Fadel interviews the family of an Iraqi detainee just released, and finds bitterness.
McClatchy reports that several hundred Palestinian refugees, resident in Iraq, are still trapped at the Syrian border.
Mitt Romney slammed Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid for saying the the Iraq War was lost. Romney has to define what ‘victory’ would look like in Iraq. My guess is that it doen’t look very much like the current situation.