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Old Problems Persist in New Draft of Iraq Constitution

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Old Problems Persist in New Draft of Iraq Constitution

Iraq

Old Problems Persist in New Draft of Iraq Constitution

Old Problems Persist in New Draft of Iraq Constitution

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A draft constitution has been presented to the Iraqi National Assembly, but major sticking points on federalism and other contentious issues remain. We look at the document's provisions, as well as efforts by Shia and Kurds to garner Sunnis approval for the draft.

Guests:

Dan Murphy, Arab world correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor

Omer Mahdi, producer for Guardian Films