TITLE

TNR . commentary

AUTHOR(S)
Ackerman, Spencer
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;1/17/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents commentary on Moqtada Al Sadr and his influence in Iraq. The author explains that Sadr has followers participating in the January 2005 elections from within the United Iraqi Alliance and has organized Sadrists into the Independent National Leaders in opposition to the Alliance, all while publicly claiming to remain uninvolved. The author discusses arrests of Sadr's followers on charges of violence and their opposition to the U.S. presence in Iraq.
ACCESSION #
25602197

 

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