Cease-Fire Falters, Mistrust Grows in Sadr City In Baghdad, a shaky cease-fire between the Iraqi government and militia loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has failed. But on the ground in their stronghold of Sadr City, Mahdi Army members say they're still at war. Sadrists say they'll fight to the death, but some residents say they'd be happy to see the government wipe out the militia.
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Cease-Fire Falters, Mistrust Grows in Sadr City

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Cease-Fire Falters, Mistrust Grows in Sadr City

Cease-Fire Falters, Mistrust Grows in Sadr City

Cease-Fire Falters, Mistrust Grows in Sadr City

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In Baghdad, a shaky cease-fire between the Iraqi government and militia loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has failed. But on the ground in their stronghold of Sadr City, Mahdi Army members say they're still at war. Though the Sadrists say they'll fight to the death, some residents in the city say they'd be happy to see the government wipe out the militia.