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Come Nineveh…

By on 10.24.05 | 1:29PM

Can we stop talking about Wilma and Harriett for a minute? In Iraq, as the Beeb reports, two Sunni provinces have voted down the Iraqi constitution. If the Nineveh province vote is the same, the referendum fails, and the Iraqi constitutional process is set back. Which may not be a bad thing. If the Sunni become convinced of their political power in the democratic process, the long-term gain should outweigh greatly the short-term loss.

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