May 12, 2006

State-Controlled Religion Comes To Iraq

Sounds like China... this:
Clerics will need official sanction to lead congregations in Iraq's capital and Iraqi forces will only be allowed to raid mosques in the presence of US troops.
So the Iraqi Interior Ministry will decide who is and who is not a cleric.

A US Military spokesman said they knew nothing of the agreement. Wouldn't be the first time...


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