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Inside Al-Sadr

Fri Aug 20, 2004 4:46 pm


http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/2747477

Why can't they just simply be evil terrorists?

That would make things so much easier ...

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Inside Imam Ali Shrine, Report

Fri Aug 20, 2004 4:48 pm

I typed Topic "Inside Imam Ali shrine, report"

something happened

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RE: Inside Al-Sadr

Fri Aug 20, 2004 4:50 pm

Unarmed fighters my arse.
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RE: Inside Al-Sadr

Fri Aug 20, 2004 5:23 pm

This is what I think of Al Sadr and his militia. And I hope the US soldiers will finish him off soon.

 
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RE: Inside Al-Sadr

Fri Aug 20, 2004 7:12 pm

Al-Sadr is on the same level as Bin Laden. The U.S. and the Iraqi Forces have given him numerous chances. It is time we go in after him and if we fights us then we take him out.

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RE: Inside Al-Sadr

Fri Aug 20, 2004 8:44 pm

Nice to see how the Coalition is finishing was Saddam started and never accomplished.


"Saddam executed Sadr's uncle, Mohammad Baqer, one of Shiism's foremost thinkers, in 1980. He is revered as the "White Lion" who refused to praise Saddam to save his life.

Sadr's father, Mohammad Sadeq, was also killed in 1999. He challenged Saddam and the religious authority of Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, another cleric who does not favor the involvement of the clerical class in politics.

Even Sistani's followers have expressed support for the young Sadr, who has sworn not to surrender.

We will triumph even if we are defeated militarily in Najaf. It is already clear that the U.S. installed government of (Prime Minister) Iyad Allawi has effectively fallen," said head preacher Hazem al-Araji."


One would start to think that President Allawi actually never left the Baath party of which he was a member and through which he personally knew Saddam Hussein. Heck, he even treated him as a doctor. Now Mr Allawi wasn't some 'minor Baath-party member, as he was responsible for the Baath party in Europe' as several media have reported. (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A62691-2004May28_2.html, http://www.disinfopedia.org/wiki.phtml?title=Ayad_Allawi, http://www.guardian.co.uk/gallery/image/0,8543,-11504645647,00.html)

So here we have a highly unpopular Shiite who actually knew Saddam, who was an active member of the Baath Party for years and has very good relations with the Americans and the UK, and who was "unanimously nominated" as a Iraq's 'interim prime minister', by "Iraq's U.S.-appointed" Iraqi Governing Council while on the other hand we have 'terrorist' al-Sadr, who is even popular among longterm enemies as the Sunnis, who never was a Baath Party Member, who never knew Saddam personally nor treated him medically, whose father and uncle were killed by Saddam, and who only started the Najaf uprising in response to his newspaper being closed by the Coalition.

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