It appears that the fragile cease fire in Iraq is about to crumble or has crumbled.
Christian Science Monitor article - Across Iraq, battles erupt with Mahdi Army - Moqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi Army fought US, Iraqi forces in Baghdad and Basra on Tuesday.
Across Iraq, battles erupt with Mahdi Army | csmonitor.com
Excerpt from CSM article
The cease-fire is over; we have been told to fight the Americans," said one Mahdi Army militiaman, who was reached by telephone in Sadr City. This same man, when interviewed in January, had stated that he was abiding by the cease-fire and that he was keeping busy running his cellular phone store.
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MSNBC article - Dozens killed as Iraq militia clashes spread
Dozens killed in Iraqi clashes - Conflict in Iraq - MSNBC.com
This makes one wonder if the War in Iraq will ever end and if and when our troops will ever come home.
GOD BLESS US ALL