Politics & Government

March 31, 2008

Iranian who brokered Iraqi peace is on U.S. terrorist watch list

Brig. Gen. Qassem Suleimani helped Iraqi leaders negotiate a cease-fire with radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al Sadr. That an Iranian official on the U.S. watch list was key to ending the fighting underscores Iran's political influence in Iraq.

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