Flashpoints

Flashpoints – August 26, 2004

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The latest news from a beseiged Iraq, where today at least 74 died in twin attacks outside of Najaf hours before a ceasefire deal was brokered between al-Sistani and al-Sadr; we’ll speak to UK Guardian correspondent Luke Harding who was outside of al-Sistani’s house when the deal was announced, followed by probing analysis from Dennis Bernstein; plus, more developments in the Abu Ghraib torture and cover-up scandal; and we continue to track the crisis in Sudan.