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Iraqis fear “too late” to curb rogue militias

Whatever policy adjustments U.S. President George W. Bush may make in Iraq, stopping sectarian death squads that kill hundreds of people a week is likely to remain central to Washington’s support for the Iraqi government. Yet senior figures in that government believe it may already be too late for the political leadership to curb one of the biggest of the Shi’ite Islamist militias, the Mehdi Army — largely because it has fragmented and spun out of the control of its notional leader, young cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. Full Story

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