As Muqtada al Sadr's self-imposed six-month cease-fire for the Mahdi Army nears an end, the war of words and between Multinational Forces Iraq and the Mahdi Army has heated up. Over the past several days, Multinational Forces Iraq has stated the attacks from the Special Groups have intensified, while leaders within the Mahdi Army are calling for an end to the cease-fire.
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Muqtada al Sadr had his Mahdi army stand down for six months and that time frame is just about up. Bill Roggio at The Long War Journal takes a look at the situation and what Mookie might do with Coalition, Mahdi Army clash over cease-fire