""Mr. Jaafari`s surprise victory [for PM] illustrated the growing political power of Mr. Sadr, who led two bloody uprisings against the American occupation and the interim government in 2004...In recent visits to Iran and Syria, Mr. Sadr has expressed solidarity with the leaders of those countries and angry opposition to American policy toward them. Mr. Sadr also commands the Mahdi Army, a broad-based militia that has been largely quiet since 2004 but is still armed and is said to be behind some recent deadly attacks on British troops in Basra." - New York Times And Sadr has announced that he will once again fight the US if the US attacks Iran.
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