_the_worst_possible_advertisement_for_democracy_
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* a_point_in_time *

it's_time_for_democracy___...
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...& Iraq's_'US_scheduled'_January_30_2005_elections:


"These elections are a joke," said Juan Cole, a professor of modern Middle East history at the University of Michigan.

'The Bush administration has created the worst possible advertisement for democracy because the perception across the Middle East is
"that democracy means you get a country where everything is out of control,"'
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What Bush said http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6831621/

9:31 a.m. ET Jan. 16, 2005

'that there was no reason to hold any administration officials accountable for mistakes or misjudgments in prewar planning or managing the violent aftermath.'

"We had an accountability moment, and that's called the 2004 elections,"
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Iraq it's_time_for_democracy___ 050117
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1212005 Americans say vote won't improve Iraq: poll

6:03 PM ET
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Moment_of_truth WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (AFP) - Americans said that January 30 elections will not help calm violence in Iraq... 050121
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Yahoo! Search Thirty-four percent said things will get better in Iraq, while another 34 percent said things will remain the same and 25 percent said things will get worse, according to the poll by Harris Interactive. 050121
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1262005 Iraq Conditions Make for Unusual Election

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Yahoo! News BAGHDAD, Iraq - Four days before historic elections in Iraq (news - web sites), many candidates' names are still secret. Almost no one is out pressing the flesh. And fliers threaten death to anyone who dares vote. 050126
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The Graces from Heaven "How can you choose somebody to represent you without knowing even who he is?" one Iraqi woman... who is living in Jordan, asked this week.

In a beauty contest, she quipped,
"you know about every inch in the contestants' bodies."
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* _Undemocratic_ * 050127
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U.S. President Bush will be on the ballot... 050127
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* Bush's Stake Is Huge in Iraqi Elections

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* Saddam's_army_'everywhere' * 050127
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Iraq * 1282005 *

Iraq sealed off for poll
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1282005 Bush: Iraq Vote Will Set Global Example

21 minutes ago
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What Bush said "The advent of democracy in Iraq will serve as a powerful example to reformers throughout the entire Middle East," 050128
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1292005 Iraq sets dusk-to-dawn curfew before vote 050128
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36 minutes ago Tension, security mount in Iraq

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1 hour 1 minute ago Bush Declares Iraq Election a Success

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. "The_Graces_From_Heaven" Where else in the world does a president leave the polling booth to be confronted by a sign reading:

"In case of attack, move to basement or stay in your room?"
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... Shortly before interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi strode in to vote, a loud bang shook the window panes, the result of one of many suicide bombers on the streets outside. 050130
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2 minutes ago Latest headlines:
Audit: U.S Did Not Safeguard $8.8 Bln of Iraq Money
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. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6887087/ 050130
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What Bush said * 222005 * 050202
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... "The United_States has no right, no desire, and no intention to impose our form of government on anyone else."... 050202
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1 hour 4 minutes ago Negotiations on Iraq Government Look Protracted

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Iraq The United_States" top military commander warned on Friday that the insurgency could drag on for years with history showing such
uprisings can last a decade or more...
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minnesota_chris oh no no wait livejournal_rating_communities 050226
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U.S. Ramadi_madness in Iraq 050309
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1 hour ago Corruption threatens Iraq, watchdog says

Report calls U.S. _'poor_role_model'_

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20050317/IRAQCORRUPT17/TPInternational/Americas

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Iraq Rather than the "shining beacon of democracy" U.S. President George_W_Bush envisioned,
could become "the biggest corruption scandal in history,"
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Time_and_Causality_of_Karma

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U.S. Has No Exit_Strategy for Iraq 050414
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U.K. 555 050505
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552005 $100m fraud inquiry in Iraq 050505
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$100m http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1477409,00.html

"...into a suspected case of embezzlement by US officials administering Iraqi construction money in the town of Hilla, where almost
(52m) went missing..."
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Bush Secret UK Memo Reveals
Team Knew Intel on Iraq was Cooked
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........... US_officials_who_persuaded_UK_that_Iraq_war_was_le (legal) 050505
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555 + 1 (562005) 050506
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B.liar Despite Iraq missteps (a_wrong_wart_in_21k),

Bush and Blair prevail
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War ,.. a startling fact, and one that will be studied by political historians for many years,
that the two men chiefly responsible for a

in Iraq (a_wrong_War_in_21k)...
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