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- Publication Date: 09-2005
- Content Type: Policy Brief
- Institution: International Crisis Group
- Abstract: Instead of healing the growing divisions between Iraq's three principal communities -- Shiites, Kurds and Sunni Arabs -- a rushed constitutional process has deepened rifts and hardened feelings. Without a strong U.S.-led initiative to assuage Sunni Arab concerns, the constitution is likely to fuel rather than dampen the insurgency, encourage ethnic and sectarian violence, and hasten the country's violent break-up.
- Topic: Government, Religion, Terrorism
- Political Geography: Iraq, Middle East, Arab Countries, Kurdistan