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Old 20 May 2018, 21:11
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Originally Posted by gavin View Post
Qasem Soleimani is in Iraq right now, reportedly working to preserve Iranian influence by building a coalition to counter Sadr's Sayirun party.

This is an interesting turn of events. I trust that little gerbil Sadr about as far as I can drop-kick him. Really seems like he is building a coalition of oddballs, communists, secular Arabists, and nationalists, which me, anyway.
Look at his Hawza class photo and rank order him against his classmates in terms of a fealty to Tehran and it may make more sense.

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