Iraq PM Abadi Uses his Shiite Sadr Death Squads to Send a Message to Parliament: Accept IMF Technocrats or Else

by Scott Creighton

Followers of Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in the parliament building 30 April

Followers of Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in the parliament building 30 April

Yesterday I wrote that the flash “protest” in Baghdad looked like a color revolution. I was partially correct. It was staged, but not for the purpose of sending a message to Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi but rather, now on further inspection, it looks like it was staged by al-Abadi himself. Well, Abadi and the usual suspects here in the States who do anything and everything in support of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Neighbourhoods riven by past sectarian bloodshed on edge as Shia militias mount shows of force

Iraqi Shiite tribal fighters (death squads) in Baghdad’s Sadr City Photo: AP Photo/Karim Kadim

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