TITLE

Side Swipe

AUTHOR(S)
Ackerman, Spencer
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;9/12/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 11, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Amar Al Hakim, the son of Iraqi Shia theocrat Abdul Aziz Al Hakim. Review of Amar Al Hakim's recent visit to the United States; Suggestion that Amar Al Hakim's father occupies a position of enormous political influence in the ruling United Iraqi Alliance (UIA); Role of Islamic law in the new Iraqi constitution; Insistence by Hakim that Islamist principles be reflected in the constitution; Comments on the issue from former counter-terrorism adviser Richard Clarke.
ACCESSION #
18140277

 

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