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Iraqis Face August Deadline on Constitution

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Iraqis Face August Deadline on Constitution

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Iraqis Face August Deadline on Constitution

Iraqis Face August Deadline on Constitution

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The next major deadline for Iraq's new government is an Aug. 15 deadline to draft and endorse a permanent constitution. But there's an escape clause that could delay the process up to six months. Larry Diamond and Michael Rubin, former political advisers to the Coalition Provisional Authority, discuss the issues involved.