A bomb in a vegetable market killed 36 people in Baghdad, prompting the government to announce a one-day ban on all vehicles in the city This comes on the heels of similarly deadly bombings Wednesday and the day before The Washington Post put the death toll of this recent spate of violence at over 1,300 What's worse, America's spy chief tells Congress that the violence could destabilize the entire region--which would completely upend one of Bush's main reasons for invasion in the first place.

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