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Readers are now familiar with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s oft-repeated statement that the Holocaust did not take place, and are aware of the conference of “historians and scholars” he convened in Tehran last year to prove his point. A few days ago, in a televised speech from the city...
The Iraqi government, with help of air cover and air strikes by coalition forces, has launched a major assault, codenamed “Galloping Horses” on Muqtada al-Sadr’s militia, otherwise known as Jeish al-Mahdi [The Army of al-Mahdi (al-Mahdi is the Shiite Messiah, a hidden savior...