Mahdi Army, Not Al-Qaeda, is Enemy No. 1 in Western Baghdad

“The militia has a structure familiar to U.S. soldiers: brigade and battalion commanders leading legions of foot soldiers. Its fighters are willing and able to attack Americans with armor-piercing bombs, mortars, machine guns and grenades. Meanwhile, the political wing of Sadr’s movement plays an outsize role in the national government.”

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Published in: on July 17, 2007 at 12:04 am  Leave a Comment  

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