All three networks mentioned the trio of carbombs that killed 41 people in Amarah, capital of Maysan Province in southeastern Iraq. Only CBS assigned a reporter to the carnage. Jeff Glor of the network's Early Show filed from Baghdad. He noted that British troops are withdrawing, leaving "the southern region of Iraq, rich with oil, up for grabs" and creating "a dangerous power vacuum with rival militias vying for control." The British and completing "a surge in reverse," Glor quipped.
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