Alexander Dziadosz

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Reclusive cleric takes charge in Iraq crisis

Jun 29, 2014

Reclusive cleric takes charge in Iraq crisis

Najaf is far from Baghdad’s palaces and the battlefields of northern Iraq. Its mud-brick houses, dirt alleys and concrete office blocks project little in the way of strength or sway. But it is here, where Iraq’s most influential clerics work from modest buildings in ...