|Diplomats Say Iraq Faces Difficult Choice: Reconciliation or Partition
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Members of Congress are not the only ones who
can't agree on what to do in Iraq. At a Penn Law conference
last October, diplomats debated the best course for stabilizing
Iraq, with one calling for national reconciliation and the other
arguing for partition.
|Two high-level Iraqi diplomats address conference convened to consider the state of Iraq on the first anniversary of the constitution. Samir Sumaidaie (left), ambassador to the United
States, and Hamid Al Bayati, permanent representative to the United Nations and visiting
scholar at Penn Law this past year, urged America to remain in their country.
These policy fault lines were on display at the conference,
which marked the first anniversary of the Iraqi constitution. The
conference was organized by Assistant Professor William W.