TITLE

Bowing to the Mighty Ayatollah

AUTHOR(S)
Zakaria, Fareed
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);1/26/2004 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the power and influence held by Iraqi cleric Ayatollah Ali Sistani. Report that Sistani is seen by Iraqis as having been uncorrupted by former Iraq leader Saddam Hussein; Fears of the United States that the Iraqis will see them as colonists; Involvement of the United Nations in the transfer of power from the Governing Council in Iraq; Suspicions of Iraqi Shiites against the U.S.; Mistakes made by U.S. politicians after the war in Iraq, 2003.
ACCESSION #
12116667

 

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