Thus Ends The “Success” Of The Surge


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.


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. 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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