In 1999, Muqtada al Sadr was a rumored video game addict with little religious training when his father's assassination made him a leader.Det forklarer jo lidt. Nøglecitat, om våbenhvilen:
"There is an entity in the Sadr trend that doesn't want the freeze," said Sheik Naza al Timini , a Sadr cleric in the Shiite holy city of Karbala , south of Baghdad . "They said, 'We have the right to use violence and force.' We always hope for good, and we hope that the decision of Sayed Muqtada will be for the best of Iraq , but after he gives his final decision about the future of the Mahdi Army, many, I believe, will change their ideology and choose to leave the Sadr trend."Om tre måneder, så.