Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Toward a Constitution? An overview of the Iraqi case - 1st Part - 2nd Part -

"Unfortunately, and like many other strategies to date, this approach has also set different groups in the country against each other. As Walid Charara wrote in his analytical piece in Le Monde Diplomatique in July 2005, the US has supervised the reconstruction of Iraq’s political system on the basis of community and ethnic representation. In the process, it has stirred tensions between different interests. "
"Many Iraqis, certainly the Sunnis, appear adamant that those Kurdish borders should not include the oil fields of Kirkuk."