Monday's car bombs came after a week of attacks on both Sunni and Shiite targets that killed more than 200 – and only days after Iraq's 'most democratic' elections.
Ten years after the Iraq invasion, reporter Scott Peterson recalls the day a suicide attack threw him out of bed in a formerly quiet Baghdad neighborhood – and blew a hole in any sense that the war was keeping its distance.
The Iraq suicide attacks Sunday highlight the key security role of the Sunni Awakening councils, many of whom are former insurgents who helped turn the tide against Al Qaeda in Iraq.
A soldier, a reconstruction expert, and a peace activist tell of how Iraq has changed – and what more needs to be done.
After three years of violence, pilgrims return to Karbala's shrine.