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Iraq: The countdown begins

After considerable haggling, 300 Iraqi opposition delegates gathered in London, under a US initiative, have released a political declaration vowing to create a “parliamentary, pluralist, federal” post-Saddam Hussein democratic state in Iraq. This ideal future Iraq will be “de-Baathized”: the ruling Baath party will be extinguished, and Iraq will in theory be a federal state […]