It (the strategy? execution? Debka can be a little vague) hinged on the cooperation of two key national religious figures: the most revered Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, and the Sunni cleric with the most influence on the Sunni Arab insurgency and the Baath, Sheik Hares al-Dari, head of the Sunna Scholars Council. The plan as conceived by the US president is not contingent on engaging either Iran or Syria.
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Wonder what God told Pat Robertson about this latest development? And did She mention exactly how many more American lives will be needed to fuel the power-grab for Islamic clerics? Ahhh... the mind of God. And W. Talk about your infinite mysteries...
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