Friday, August 18, 2006

Full-Scale Sectarian Violence

I think John at AmericaBlog asks the legitimate question of what possibly separates 'full-scale sectarian violence' from 'Civil War'?

The blast was the latest of several recent attacks in the district, a densely populated area controlled by the Mahdi Army, a Shiite militia loyal to the cleric Moktada al-Sadr. It signaled that full-scale sectarian fighting was continuing in the capital despite the extra American troops deployed there.

Ah, the difference it makes:

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