Running out of suicide bombers
Eventually something has to give: 1) run out of suicide bombers, 2) Iraqis run out of patience.
It is up to the Iraq government and local people to police their population. Profiling the likes of insurgents, al Qaeda, Taliban, and others is not that difficult.
When government and people are aligned, they can expose the enemy from within.
Isn't that the goal?
“Iraq: Blasts kill at least 16 in Baghdad area
At least 16 people have been killed in Iraq in a series of bomb blasts in the Baghdad area, officials say.
Dozens of others were injured in the attacks - mainly roadside or car bombs - which took place during the morning rush hour.
The deadliest attack took place in Taji, north of Baghdad, when a suicide bomber killed at 10 people.
Violence in Iraq has dropped since the height of the insurgency five years ago, but almost daily attacks continue.
Police said there were at least 14 bombs of one sort or another, with five of them apparently aimed at a police station in southern Baghdad while others had no apparent target, the BBC's Jim Muir says.
The attack in Taji took place while policemen were investigating an earlier car bombing. Seven of the 10 fatalities were police officers.
Our correspondent says that violence appears to have increased since the death of Osama Bin Laden in early May, but says that such a spate of explosions in such a short time is highly unusual.”