Thus Ends The “Success” Of The Surge

Huh-oh.

Influential members of Muqtada al-Sadr’s movement have urged the anti-U.S. Shiite cleric not to extend a cease-fire when it expires next month, officials said Monday, a move that could jeopardize recent security gains.

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Al-Sadr’s August order for his feared Mahdi Army militia to freeze activities for six months was seen by U.S. commanders as a major factor in a nationwide reduction of violence.

3 thoughts on “Thus Ends The “Success” Of The Surge

  1. pansypoo says:

    and the death shall blossom anew.
    mission accomplished.

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  2. pansypoo says:

    and the death shall blossom anew.
    mission accomplished.

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  3. ran says:

    death never quit blossoming, especially for the Iraqis. it’s always in season in the Hobbsian nightmare shrub and shooter have created there.

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