Iraqis Wait For A Constitution

After struggling Iraqi lawmakers failed to write a new constitution by Monday's midnight deadline, the Iraqi Parliament has given them an extra week to complete a final draft. The document is designed to bridge the rifts between the country's Kurds and Shiite and Sunni Arabs.

U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch, a ninth district democrat, returned from a two-day trip to Iraq on Saturday. He joined Bob Oakes this morning.

This program aired on August 16, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.

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Bob Oakes was a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.



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