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Update on Iraqi Constitution

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Update on Iraqi Constitution

Update on Iraqi Constitution

Update on Iraqi Constitution

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Iraq's constitution faces some significant hurdles: boycotts by Sunnis, territorial demands by Kurds, debates over women's rights and a rapidly approaching deadline. Neal Conan and guests discuss the latest developments in Iraq's quest to frame a constitution.

Guests:

Gen. Barry McCaffrey, retired U.S. general, on recent fact-finding mission to Iraq and testified before Senate regarding military readiness there

Col. Richard Swengros, commander of the 42nd Military Police Brigade; leader of the Police Partnership Program with the Iraqi police.

Michael O'Hanlon, senior fellow of Foreign Policy Studies; co-compiler of Iraq Index

Shahla Waliy, Iraq country director for Counterpart International

Lawrence DiRita, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs