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Iraq War / Casualties / Muqtada #861539

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 25, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) US troop casualties for the day and month in Iraq outlined on screen.

(Baghdad: Terry McCarthy) The return of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to Iraq to speak out against the US featured; scenes shown of Muqtada, who had been in Iran, calling for an end to occupation and trying to set himself up as an Iraqi nationalist while the power of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is weakening. [Council on Foreign Relations Vali NASR†- says his game plan is to build up his power base.]

Gibson, Charles;
McCarthy, Terry

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