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A Rare Trip Into Baghdad’s Sadr City

When you enter the vast Shiite slum of Sadr City in northeastern Baghdad, your life is in the hands of one of the most formidable militias in the capital — the Mahdi army, reports CBS News correspondent Lara Logan. “We couldn’t move around Sadr City without the protection of the Mahdi army, so we have three cars of armed gunmen escorting us, one in front and two behind,” Logan says. “They certainly seem to know their way around here and to be in control.” Full Story

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