Actually the perpetrators were Sunni jihadists. So-called “Islamophobes,” for all the terrible devastation they are supposed to leave in their wake, have actually never caused anything like the damage caused by the Sunni-Shi’ite Jihad or other jihads around the world. “Bombs in Baghdad Kill at Least 29,” by Sam Dagher for the New York Times, July 31 (thanks to James):
BAGHDAD “” Bombs exploded near five Shiite mosques around Baghdad within 45 minutes on Friday as worshipers attended prayer services, killing at least 29 people in what appeared to be a coordinated attack against followers of the anti-American cleric Moktada al-Sadr.
The attacks, while less deadly than others in recent weeks, placed new scrutiny on the readiness of Iraqi security forces, a month after American troops pulled out of cities here. Some Sadrist leaders asked angrily why they were not protected, while others went so far as to accuse the government of actively making them targets now that American forces are less involved in daily operations. Leaders of a community of Iranian dissidents in Iraq, engaged in a bloody confrontation days ago with Iraqi soldiers, are making the same allegation….