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Sunnis Wary of Elected Government

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Sunnis Wary of Elected Government

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Sunnis Wary of Elected Government

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As the Bush administration and U.N. teams struggle to help Iraqis create a new government, the Sunni population is apprehensive. Sunnis, a minority in Iraq, enjoyed a privileged position under Saddam Hussein's rule. Many now fear losing their privileges — and possibly being persecuted — under an elected government. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

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