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Measuring Success in the Iraqi Vote

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Measuring Success in the Iraqi Vote

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Measuring Success in the Iraqi Vote

Measuring Success in the Iraqi Vote

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Which criteria can be used to determine if the Iraqi elections are free, fair and legitimate? Robert Pastor, a founding director of the Carter Center's international election observer missions, says conditions for Sunday's vote do not meet even the "lowest threshhold" — a secure environment — for fair elections.