Saturday, April 19, 2008

Ruh Ro

He says so many things for so many reasons, who knows how valid this threat is. But the thing is, the Americans are hounding his militia incessantly. Not sure how wise it would be to play chicken with him and his several million followers:

Just breaking is the news that Muqtada al-Sadr has threatened to end his movement’s ceasefire, unless the Maliki government and US military end their crackdown, in a statement posted to his website.

The cleric says he is giving his final warning to the Iraqi government to stop working with the U.S. military against him or he will “declare an open war until liberation.”

The threat to lift a more than 7-month-old cease-fire comes amid fighting between al-Sadr’s Mahdi Army militia and U.S.-Iraqi troops in Baghdad’s Sadr City and the southern city of Basra.

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