Washington Post Baghdad Bureau Chief Sudarsan Raghavan was in a Green Zone cafeteria on Thursday when it was struck by a suicide bomber, who killed an Iraqi lawmaker and wounded 22.
- “This was one of the closest brushes with death that I have ever faced in my career. Many readers have sent emails asking about Saad al-Izzi, one of our Iraqi correspondents, and me. I just want to start off by thanking everyone for their concern. Saad and I are feeling better today. We are extremely fortunate, given that so many Iraqis suffered far greater injuries.”
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