1. US embassy in Yemen attacked, latest reports indicate 16 killed, no American casualties. Car bomb detonated at gate, followed by minutes of gunfire and second explosion.
2. SecDef Gates is in Afghanistan while JCOS Chairman Mullen arrives in Pakistan. Pakistani army given orders to shoot Americans and US aircraft if another cross-border raid takes place.
3. General Petraeus transfers MNF-I command in Iraq to General Odierno, while Petraeus moves up to CENTCOM to oversee Iraq and Afghanistan/Pakistan theaters.
4. A grenade attack in Mexico has killed seven. Thrown into a Independence Day celebration crowd, suspected as part of the ongoing drug war there.
US EMBASSY BOMBING IN YEMEN
U.S. Embassy in Yemen Attacked - Washington Post
Bloodshed and dead bodies in front of the American embassy - Yemen Observer
16 Die in Attack on U.S. Embassy in Yemen - NY Times
London warned of terror attacks after Pakistan raids - The Age
UK's PM Brown, Jack Straw Send Conflicting Messages on Supporting/Opposing US Pak Raids - Daily Times
Britain Breaks With U.S. Over Pakistan - New York Sun
US Halts Operations Into Pakistan: Al-Qaeda 1, US 0, Pakistan 0 - The Tank