Interesting Times for Iraq as Al-Sadr Set to Win Elections

Very interested to see how the likely Iraq election win by Shi'ite Al-Sadr pans our for all the external players on this field, and what it could mean for Iraqi oil. Al-Sadr is a Shi'ite, but a populist, and he and Sistani aren't likely to let Iran continue to dominate here, but they are also ferocious enemies of the U.S. ...

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Indeed its very interesting such an outcome, and allign this with the recent important victory of Hezbollah in Lebanon and you have a shiite axis almost consolidated and if a massive revolt happens in bahrain and the houthis continue to cause troubles in Yemen against Saudi Arabia, then we have one of the most explosive religious geopolitical cocktails in the region, very sensitive for Iran to exploit in the coming months and with important consequences for the global oil markets. 

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