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Iraqis Still Struggling to Draft Constitution

After pushing back its own deadline, Iraqi negotiators work toward completing a draft of the country's new constitution into the evening. Talk of the Nation looks at some of the sticking points, and why Iraqis may be wary of certain tenets of Western-style democracy.

Guests:

Chris Allbritton, Time magazine correspondent covering the drafting of Iraq's constitution

Adeed Dawisha, political science professor at the University of Miami in Ohio; author of Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

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