An explosion rocked Kirkuk in the wake of the planned pullout of U.S. troops from all Iraqi cities today.
While the Iraqis have declared June 30 as National Sovereignty Day, many analysts are concerned that the violence will only get worse.
Washington Post Baghdad Correspondent Ernesto Londoño brings us the latest.
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