Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, allegedly the target of a group led by 'Jihad Jane,' relies on international policing efforts to stay safe. But safeguards are shifting as European views evolve on free speech and blasphemy.
Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar al-Zebari said Thursday that security breaches explain how a second, similar attack could take place despite the many precautionary measures implemented after devastating Aug. 19 bombings.
The attacks underscore the security challenges after the US withdrawal from cities, particularly in the volatile areas in the north.
Al Qaeda in Iraq appears to be exploiting instability in Iraq's government
The Americans are set to transfer control of the once-restive Sunni province to Iraq, but many in Anbar question just how much real power the US is willing to relinquish.
Bombings this week in Sunni areas of Iraqi have killed more than 100 people.
In an interview, a member of the Islamic Army of Iraq speaks of his group's long-term goals.
American soldiers say the battle for the northern Iraqi city is a complicated mix of counterterrorism, economic incentives, and political solutions.