Baghdad Torn By 'New Era' of Sectarian Strife

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An Iraqi man sits in rubble outside his home in Baghdad. i

An Iraqi man sits in the rubble left after a car bomb outside his home injured two members of his family in Baghdad, Aug. 17, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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An Iraqi man sits in rubble outside his home in Baghdad.

An Iraqi man sits in the rubble left after a car bomb outside his home injured two members of his family in Baghdad, Aug. 17, 2005.

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A year ago, people who predicted that Iraq was headed toward a Shia-Sunni civil war were scoffed at by supporters of the U.S.-led invasion. But sectarian strife appears to be on the rise in Baghdad.

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