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Unrest Could Restrict Voting in Iraq Elections

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Unrest Could Restrict Voting in Iraq Elections

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Unrest Could Restrict Voting in Iraq Elections

Unrest Could Restrict Voting in Iraq Elections

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Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi both acknowledged Thursday that parts of Iraq may not be able to participate in the planned January elections because of a lack of security. But experts warned that elections cannot exclude Sunni-dominated areas, where some of the worst security problems exist. NPR's Michele Kelemen.