Posts Tagged ‘Muqtada al-sadr’

News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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At AntiWar Radio, Patrick Cockburn discusses the power Muqtada al-Sadr holds in still unresolved March election in Iraq, ‘Al Qaeda in Iraq’ and its distinction from Osama bin Laden’s network, the violent sectarian conditions that remain in post-Surge Iraq, the improbability of a military coup in Baghdad or another full-scale civil war and the devil’s playground of foreign powers created by the cynical political squabbles (16:56):

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Patrick Cockburn, Iraq correspondent at The Independent, discussed the sectarian conflict in Iraq, the farce of ‘the Surge working’ in the Western media, the political push against the the drawdown of U.S. ‘combat troops’, the post-Saddam political climate and instability that makes it ‘one of the most dangerous places on the planet’ at AntiWar Radio with Scott Horton (20:09):

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David Gordon’s review of Killing in War; 19 to 150 dead in Iranian resistance Saturday; Mousavi ‘prepared for martyrdom’; U.S. put the ‘Green’ in ‘Green Revolution’; Gordon Prather on Israel’s nukes; Thomas Woods on Paul Krugman FAIL!; Did the CIA kill RFK? (more…)