Category Archives: Shiite versus Shiite

Simultaneous End Games

If March comes in like a lion, it goes out like a lamb – as the useless bit of folk wisdom goes. The opposite is supposed to be equally true. This seems to have something to do with weather in … Continue reading

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The New War for Something or Other

Saturday, March 29, and the news out of Iraq, via the Associated Press, was not good: Anti-American Shiite militia leader Muqtada al-Sadr ordered his followers Saturday to defy government orders to surrender their weapons, as U.S. jets struck Shiite extremists … Continue reading

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