TITLE

On Baghdad's Streets, this Man Rules

AUTHOR(S)
Ghosh, Aparisim
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/25/2006, Issue 51/52, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the radical Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and the power he holds over Iraqi politics, Iraq's parliament, and the Mahdi Army militia. He hails from a long line of revered ayatullahs and with his combination of seats in parliament, guns in the streets, and potential to undermine Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, al-Sadr is a governing factor in American and Iraqi plans.
ACCESSION #
23591301

 

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