"He is a significant political figure. And clearly if he is willing to work within ... we want him to work within the political process in Iraq. He has a large following,"
Ok, he is an SPF, big deal, can we all get along blah blah we know that already, but he is also the trickster, the pot stirrer and now the Iranian Orc King has found his aide a useful sacrifice to the greater glory of the Orc Kingdom. Brilliant!
General Petraeus told a small group of reporters at the Pentagon that the killing of Sadr advisor Riyadh al-Nouri potentially threatens weeks of calm in Najaf.The aide also quoted Sadr as blaming the killing on what he called "occupying forces" and those working with them.
The killing threatens to raise tensions between Sadr and the Iraqi government. NSS!
So we are supposed to watch the Sopranos to really understand what is going on in Iraq but at the first whack we are not to think ahead and see who is doing what to whom?