Democratic thinking

Articles on democracy in the independent online media

September 01, 2005

Neo-Cons Middle East Project

It has been said that democracy is not only a form of state and administration but a philosophy of life and an outlook. And for a nation’s constitution to manifest the authority of the state and its laws, it must be based on a general agreement among all its citizens and not debated and voted under external coercion and guns of an occupying power.
In Iraq the powerful but US marginalized minority Sunnis of Iraq , spearheading the resistance to free Iraq from US led occupation ,rejected the Shia- Kurdish Constitution project, another charade like the transfer of sovereignty in secret last year ( do you remember it ) and the flawed 30 January elections , designed as if to punish the Sunnis for not welcoming the invading US forces with flowers.

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