The insurgency continues to grow

Baghdad governor killed in drive-by shooting as truck bomb kills 10

Baghdad’s governor Ali Radi al-Haidari and one of his bodyguards were killed by gunmen in a roadside ambush, as a truck bomb outside a special Iraqi forces command post in western Baghdad killed 10 people and wounded 56.

Calls to postpone Iraqi elections grow

More Iraqi interim government officials are calling for the postponement of Jan. 30 elections to ensure a higher Sunni voter turnout, a sign that a campaign of violence might be taking its toll on Iraqi resolve.

Iraqi resolve? Since the insurgency *is* Iraqi, I’d say many Iraqis are resolved to drive the Americans and their puppet government out.

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