February 15, 2013

The Return of Muqtada al-Sadr

Sugarman & Al-Nidawi, Foreign Affairs

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After four years in exile, the former radical Shia militant Muqtada al-Sadr returned to Iraq in early 2011. For the past two years, he has sought to rebrand himself as a moderate with an inclusive message -- but it remains unclear whether Iraqis should accept his new persona as genuine.

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