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Where's Chalabi and the Iraqi Leadership?

Reader comment on item: Is an Iraqi Strongman Emerging?

Submitted by Michael T. Alexander (United States), May 5, 2004 at 10:24

Every commentator is filled with advice for the Americans. Mr. Pipes seeks the emergence of a new Iraqi strongman. But don't we already have a provisional consititutional apparatus in place? Where's Chalabi on this Fallujah business? How come he and the Iraqi 'congress' aren't out in front of this issue? Perhaps they are and we don't know it. But the perception remains that responsible advocates of the New Iraq are either unable or unwilling to exercise leadership. The fate of Iraq and of nations is in the hands of a few Iraqi patriots.

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