Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Al-Sadr lays down arms? 

According to Stratfor($),
Iraqi Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr on Aug. 18 has reportedly agreed to demands made by the Iraqi government to end fighting in An Najaf and will leave the Imam Ali Mosque where he has been holed up while fighting U.S. and Iraqi forces.

Debka has the same story.

If we actually collect his weapons and arrest his army, this is very good news. As Drudge would say, developing...


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