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Sadar Moves To Distance Him Self From Mehdi Army

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posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 05:00 PM
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Sadar Moves To Distance Him Self From Mehdi Army


news.bbc.co.uk

Iraq's radical Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr has announced that his Mehdi Army will be suspended for six months, but it is still too early to know the full significance of his statement.
To some extent it may be merely a tactic aimed at distancing himself from the recent violence in Karbala.

It is certainly a tactic he has used before to distance himself from some of the worst excesses of the Mehdi Army.

But it is a puzzling and potentially risky move by the young Shia leader.
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posted on Aug, 29 2007 @ 05:00 PM
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The article did say that he has made this move before. So it does look like he is just trying to protect him self. However, I can't get away from the feeling the he is just trying to buy some time to re organize and re arm his army. Any other thoughts please post them.

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