Al Qaida in Iraq making a comeback

Wednesday - 8/17/2011, 1:43pm EDT

Has al Qaida in Iraq rebounded? Simultaneous attacks targeting Shiite civilians and Iraqi security forces by suicide bombers carries the al-Qaida in Iraq signature. The scope and sophistication suggests the terror group may be back to full strength. The violence comes less than two weeks after Iraqi officials said they would discuss with the U.S. whether to have some American forces stay in the country past their Dec. 31 withdrawal deadline.