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Inside the Mind of the Atari Ayatollah

Stanley Weiss | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Stanley Weiss

If the future of Iraq seems confusing, it is in part due to the fact that nobody seems to know the mind of Moqtada al-Sadr -- including Sadr himself.

The Imperialist Right Threatens Obama on Iraq

Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gareth Porter

The idea of linking Obama's troop withdrawal plan to the Iranian position in Iraq makes no sense objectively, but it is the logical political response by those who led the United States into a disastrous war.

Iran Cited In Iraq's Decline In Violence

Washington Post | Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Iranian government has decided "at the most senior levels" to rein in the violent Shiite militias it supports in Iraq, a move reflected in a sharp...