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The flagellator - a handle with five metal chains each tipped with a sharp 10in blade - was found under his seat.
The flagellator - a handle with five metal chains each tippedwith a sharp 10in blade - was found under his seat.
The new American bosses in Baghdad must have been a bit shocked, even awed, by the mixture of ecstasy and rage in the faces of the Shia flagellators during the religious rites at Kerbala in late April--a reminder of how much Iraq has in common with the Islamic republic next door (see articles inside by Samii and Kamrava).