This is not all that surprising. Iraq has been experiencing a large amount of terrorism this year.
Oh dear, it looks like our war against them has allowed them to adapt and improve their training... Whoops. Sorry Iraq.
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Strategic attacks on targets is the thing to do during Ramadan. It was bound to happen. It will be interesting to see how the current government responds to the increased attacks.
"We ain't a sharp species. We kill each other over arguments about what happens when you die, then fail to see the ******* irony in that." - Justin Halpern
Does anyone honestly think this wouldn't have happened if we didn't invade? It would be only a matter of time before Saddam fell, and after that terrorism, sectarianism and civil war would have occurred anyway. The difference is that we didn't sit by and watch it happen.