View Full Version : Ah oh....al Sadr acting up again.
Gayle in MD
02-21-2008, 02:36 PM
The Shiite Cleric, al Sadr, has stated that he will not continue the cease fire when it expires saturday.
This is very bad news.
02-22-2008, 08:55 AM
He extended it for six months, a great sign of success. It not only shows the good the surge has done from a military standpoint but, more importantly, the politics are beginning to work as the Shites are wanting to play a role. The few that have broken away form him on this shows the weakness of their position in the Arab world.
I pray it continues to hold.
If we can keep the partisans and "BLAME AMERICA FIRST" and "B-B-B-BUT B-B-B-BOOOOSH!" crowd out of things it will be fine.
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