—Sept. 9: Insurgents kill at least 82 people in a wave of attacks, gunning down soldiers at an army post and bombing police recruits waiting in line to apply for jobs.
— Aug. 16: A blistering string of bombings and shootings across the country kill at least 93 people and wounded many more in a deadly show of force aimed at undermining the government's authority.
— July 23: Attacks aimed largely at security forces kill 115 people in what was the country's deadliest single day in two years.
— July 3: Bombs pound six cities and towns, killing some 40 people and raising suspicion that security forces may be assisting attacks on Shiite Muslims.
— June 28: Bombings and shootings take the lives of 22 people in attacks in Shiite neighborhoods and on security forces.
— June 16: Two car bombs kill at least 26 people in the capital on the final day of the Shiite pilgrimage.
—June 13: Car bombs strike Shiite pilgrims in several cities, killing 72 people in 16 separate explosions targeting an annual pilgrimage.
—...Und so weiter, und so weiter....
Aber deutsche Neocons betrachten den "Regime change" im Irak ja als großen Sieg (für wen eigentlich?) und würden lieber heute als morgen ähnliches im Iran und in Syrien durchziehen.