Iraqi Moderate Finds He Can't Go Home Again Laith Kubba, an Iraqi exile, supported efforts to topple Saddam Hussein. He served in the first government following the ouster. But he says there is no room for moderates in Iraq -- and he doesn't see himself going back anytime soon.
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Iraqi Moderate Finds He Can't Go Home Again

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Iraqi Moderate Finds He Can't Go Home Again

Iraqi Moderate Finds He Can't Go Home Again

Iraqi Moderate Finds He Can't Go Home Again

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Laith Kubba, an Iraqi exile, supported efforts to topple Saddam Hussein. He served in the first government following the ouster, and watched the country descend into civil war.

Now, Kubba says, there is no room for moderates in Iraq — and he doesn't see himself going back anytime soon.

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