Iraqi Security Forces Open Fire on Sadrist Protestors, Baghdad, Iraq

Details are still coming in, but since the announcement of Al-Sadr’s retirement from Iraqi politics, thousands of Sadrist movement protestors have stormed Iraqi government buildings in the Green Zone.

There are reported casualties outside of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s home after the PMU was ordered to defend government buildings from protestors. There are at least three dead. This is developing.

United States Military Academy and American Military University Alumni. Victor covers flash military, intelligence, and geo-political updates.


uMkhonto weSizwe Factions Clash Outside KwaZulu-Natal Legislature

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Somalia’s Path to Recovery

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