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Culture shock and awe

It didn’t have to be this way. But because of heavy-handedness and cultural insensitivity, the American occupation force has now lost the support of the three key Shi’ite leaders in Iraq – allies through circumstance until now. The Grand Ayatollah Ali Husseini al-Sistani announced last Saturday the issuing of a fatwa against an “illegitimate” constitution […]

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