This mornings headline:

Iraq official: Najaf shrine could be raided soon to oust al-Sadr militiamen

Was followed quickly thereafter by this headline:

Iraqi Cleric Agrees Deal to End Siege at Shrine

If the insurgency is to be permanently destroyed no battlefield can be off limits. Where do you think these folks are hiding and holding captives? The one place they’ve been confident (until now) that they would be safe from attack.

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