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Monday, August 15, 2005

No Iraq Constitution...



for you. Come back one week.
Iraqi leaders failed to meet a key deadline Monday to finish a new constitution. [...] Even if negotiators do produce a constitution in the next week, the wide divide over issues such as federalism, oil revenues and Islam's role are unlikely to dissipate. The majority Shiites also have a stake in federalism, hoping to create an autonomous region in the south as Kurds have in the north, both areas rich in oil. Minority Sunni Arabs oppose federalism, while showing some willingness to compromise.
Like I've said all along... It's the Oil.

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