A SMALL CORRECTION
Time's Joe Klein yesterday:
There is good news from Iraq, believe it or not. It comes from the most unlikely place: Anbar province, home of the Sunni insurgency. The level of violence has plummeted in recent weeks. An alliance of U.S. troops and local tribes has been very effective in moving against the al-Qaeda foreign fighters.... It is possible that al-Qaeda is being rejected like a mismatched liver transplant by the body of the Iraqi insurgency....
A SUICIDE car bomb targeting mourners at a funeral killed at least 27 people and wounded more than 30 others today in Falluja, west of Baghdad, hospital and police officials said.
...The man whose funeral mourners were attending was identified as Allawi al-Isawi, a local contractor who was part of a Sunni Arab initiative working against al Qaeda militants in Fallujah, 50km west of Baghdad.
Fallujah is in restive Anbar province, a stronghold of the Sunni Arab-led insurgency and of Sunni Islamist al-Qaeda....