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Iraq Misses Constitution Deadline

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Iraq Misses Constitution Deadline

Iraq Misses Constitution Deadline

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Iraq's Governing Council has missed the deadline for approval of an interim constitution. Adoption of a working constitution has reportedly been slowed by disagreements over the role of Islam in a future Iraqi government. NPR's Liane Hansen talks with Noah Feldman, an assistant professor of law at New York University and a former legal adviser to the occupation authority in Iraq.