Squeezing Baghdad

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Author(s) Chicago Tribune editorial board
Source Chicago Tribune
Date January 11, 2007
URL http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-0701110099jan11,0,2500477.story
Quotes-start.png "Al-Maliki declared that his Shiite-dominated government would crack down on Sunni Arab and Shiite militants with equal vigor. Now he must deliver. That puts a lot of pressure on al-Maliki, who has so far proven unable or unwilling to take action, particularly if it would rankle militia leader Moqtada Sadr, one of the prime minister's most powerful backers." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Iraqi government should crack down on Shiite militias on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.