Iraq Vote Count Reveals Few Sunnis Serve in Military

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Despite the lack of definitive results from Iraq's parliamentary election, observers are starting to draw inferences from numbers in the counting process. The New York Times reports that a breakdown of votes cast by the military confirms that Sunni Arabs are greatly underrepresented in the ranks.

Phebe Marr, author of The Modern History of Iraq and a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, discusses the implications.



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