Reuters. It appears that the ongoing GG disruption effort is going to fracture the fragile Shiite coalition in Iraq. SCIRI is going to back the formation of Sumer.
"Regarding federalism, we think that it is necessary to form one entire region in the south," said Hakim, leader of SCIRI, and a powerful force in the coalition that came to power in January's election, secured by U.S. military occupation.This is going to be pure chaos (our window of opportunity for a controlled chaos exit is quickly slamming shut). We are f***ed.