Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Opinion: Only four weeks before crucial elections, sectarian divisions threaten to worsen Iraq's unrest, with majority Shi'ite Muslims poised for political dominance and many Sunni Arabs boycotting the polls or too afraid to vote. Engaging the minority Sunnis, who have dominated Iraqi politics for eight decades but now fear a Shi'ite clerical resurgence, is vital for future national stability. (Reuters, via Wired News)

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