Iraq: Constitution Dilemma

Iraq Rising writes ‘A Dangerous Constitution’:

It seems that other than the Kurdish and Hakim’s/Ja3fari alliance, everyone else in Iraq is opposed to this constitution. And the reasons are quite clear. The major issue is the nature and powers of the Federal state visa-ve the Federal regions…

The constitution, if ratified, will allow a very easy path for regional dictators to set up shop in oil rich regions with little right for the democratically elected parliament in Baghdad to challenge these dictators or throw them out of office if need be…

While Baghdad Dweller sees that Bush Continues Misleading His People, and writes:

Why doesn’t he dare to say this constitution is widely unpopular among all Iraqis Shiite, Sunni Arabs, Kurds, Turkmen, Christians, Mandeans and Yezidis, from the far north to the far south?

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