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Deadline Past, Iraqi Council Grapples with Constitution

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Deadline Past, Iraqi Council Grapples with Constitution

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Deadline Past, Iraqi Council Grapples with Constitution

Deadline Past, Iraqi Council Grapples with Constitution

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Iraq's Governing Council continues to struggle with framing an interim constitution. Divisive issues that drove the talks past an initial Feb. 28 deadline reportedly include federalism and the role of Islam. NPR's John Ydstie speaks with Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Britain's special representative in Iraq, who is participating in the talks.