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Iraqi Public Rejects Iranian Model: But Wants Major Role for Islam in Government

dc.contributor.authorProgram on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA)
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-17T18:50:02Z
dc.date.available2010-06-17T18:50:02Z
dc.date.issued2005-06-14
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/10155
dc.description.abstractGiven the Shiite majority in Iraq, some have worried that the Iraqi electorate may vote in representatives that would institute a governmental system modeled on its Shiite neighbor Iran. Polling conducted over the last year, however, indicates that Iraqis clearly reject the Iranian model. At the same time, Iraqis want religion to play a major role in the new Iraqi government: support is strong for Iraq to be an explicitly Muslim state and for clerics to play an important advisory role. But this is all in the context of very strong support for Iraq being a democracy and for non-Muslims having the right to practice their relen_US
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dc.subjectIraqen_US
dc.subjectShiiteen_US
dc.subjectIranen_US
dc.subjectDemocracyen_US
dc.subjectMuslimen_US
dc.titleIraqi Public Rejects Iranian Model: But Wants Major Role for Islam in Governmenten_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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dc.relation.isAvailableAtUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md)


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