Shiite Party Leader Outlines 4 Steps for Iraq to Curb Violence

washingtonpost.com

BAGHDAD, July 24 — The leader of Iraq’s most powerful political party said Monday that Iraqis should band together and take up arms to protect their homes and neighborhoods against widespread lawlessness.

Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, whose Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq is the leading member of the coalition of Shiite Muslim parties governing Iraq, said the formation of so-called people’s committees was one of four essential steps the country must take to curb rampant violence. …[Read more]


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