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Changes to Iraqi Constitution Produce Sunni Support

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Changes to Iraqi Constitution Produce Sunni Support

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Changes to Iraqi Constitution Produce Sunni Support

Changes to Iraqi Constitution Produce Sunni Support

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A print shop worker lifts a billboard about the upcoming constitutional referendum in Baghdad, Oct. 12. Reuters hide caption

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A print shop worker lifts a billboard about the upcoming constitutional referendum in Baghdad, Oct. 12.

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Some prominent Sunni Arab leaders now support Iraq's draft constitution following new changes agreed upon this week.

Among the revisions, new language makes it clear that not all former members of Saddam Hussein's Baath party will be blacklisted in the new government.

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