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Behind Iraq politicians, an ayatollah holds sway

Shi'ite cleric's views shadow elections

By Thanassis Cambanis
Globe Staff / December 7, 2005

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NAJAF, Iraq -- The recent traffic to the doorstep of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani in this southern shrine city should remove any doubt about who is really the most powerful man in Iraq. (Full article: 1381 words)

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