Opinion Page: 'Present at the Disintegration'

An Iraqi Army soldier passes campaign posters for political candidate Ahmed Chalabi Dec. 12.

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Read Makiya's Op-Ed Piece

Is the new Iraq constitution a recipe for civil war? As part of an ongoing series on Sunday opinion pieces, Neal Conan talks with a prominent expatriate who says Iraqi political elites have failed the fledgling democracy.

Guest:

Kanan Makiya, president of the Iraqi Memory Foundation; wrote the op-ed piece "Present at the Disintegration" for Sunday's New York Times

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