I read two breathtaking articles in the Times today about the bombing in the Green Zone's parliament cafeteria and the destruction of the al-Sarafiya bridge, linking the East and West sides of Baghdad. I could muse on them but I'd rather simply post the links:
Simply fantastic reporting:
"Bombing Hits Parliament in Baghdad"
And heart-rending reflection:
"Latest Casualty Is Symbol of City’s Heyday and Unity"