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Milt's File

A file of links relating to Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg, a talk show on Chicago's WGN Radio.

Thursday, August 12, 2004

THE SHIITE SCHISM...did not begin with the assasination last year of Ayatollah al-Hakim, but that event marked the emergence of the youngest al-Sadr who now holds Najaf and threatens the present regime. This backgrounder from the Council on Foreign Relations fills in some of the crucial issues still to be resolved between the al-Sadr and al-Sistani factions.