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US cautious on Sadr group’s return to Iraqi politics

The return of radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s political bloc to the Iraqi government is a “positive sign” but could be a tactic to help its militia survive a US-Iraqi crackdown, the US ambassador to Baghdad said. “I believe the recent trend, the recent stand is more positive than past,” Zalmay Khalilzad told a group of Western reporters. Full Story

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