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Radical Iraq Cleric Reveals Political Agenda

NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Christian Science Monitor reporter Scott Baldauf to discuss the political agenda of anti-American religious leader Muqtada al-Sadr. The radical Shiite cleric, who recently ended his standoff with U.S. and Iraqi forces in the holy city of Najaf, plans to form a political party within the interim Iraqi government.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.