time to take advantage of a terrorist freeze

  sunny staines 17:36 29 Aug 2007
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this would be a good time for the british to hand over and get out quietly.

  Stuartli 19:29 29 Aug 2007

The semmingly obvious isn't necessarily the best way.

  Stuartli 19:29 29 Aug 2007

..seemingly... even...:-)

  xclr8r 21:19 29 Aug 2007

Could it be there is a worry that Sadr will be playing a waiting game to see if by calling off his armed followers and the country calms down. This in turn will cause the coalition forces to decide it has calmed down enough to exit the country, and leave a power vaccum which Sadr will rush to fill. Only if the president of Iran does not beat him to it! There again, if Arjiminad ( I think that is how you spell it) does go in and take over Iraq, at least he can drop his nuclear power program with all the oil he will inherit. :)

  sunny staines 05:46 30 Aug 2007

that is a catch 22 scenario now

  Stuartli 09:11 30 Aug 2007

>>Could it be there is a worry that Sadr will be playing a waiting game >>

The implication has been given that the move is to regroup - not an unusual short term tactic for long term gain.

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