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4/12/04 Jan. Elections Remain Misunderstood in U.S., Tenuous in Iraq by Lisa Ashkenaz Croke

Dahr Jamail in Baghdad contributed to this piece.

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December 04, 2004

*With politicians and the media distorting news of the upcoming Iraqi elections, most Americans have no idea how the process will work. Meanwhile, informed skeptics look at recent history and wonder if it will work at all.*

December 3 – Asked last week if Sunni participation was needed to make Iraq’s national elections “free and fair,” President Bush told reporters that he was “confident [that] when people realize that there’s a chance to vote on a President, they will participate.”

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