TITLE

Constitutional Crisis

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;8/8/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the insurgency in Iraq and what effect a new constitution may have. Observation that each landmark step, including the elections, has not had an effect in stopping the insurgency; Possibility that a new constitution will lead Iraq to theocracy or civil war; Drafts of the constitution that call for the application of Islamic edicts, which limit women's rights--rights they had under Saddam Hussein; Sectarian divisions in forming the constitution, including the Sunni refusal of federalism, which both Kurds and Shia favor.
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17822669

 

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