1. "In this image released by the U.S. Army, [soldiers] pass a burning vehicle in Hussein Hamadi village, Diyala Province, Iraq, Monday, Oct. 29, 2007. during Operation Ultra Magnus. The joint operation was designed to clear the village, a former terrorist stronghold, of al-Qaeda operatives. (AP Photo/SSG Russell Bassett, US Army)" 2. "U.S. army soldiers secure an area after a roadside bomb blast in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007. A roadside bomb went off, killing five people near a shelter used as a police recruiting center in the Shiite-dominated neighborhood of Binouk, police said. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)"