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Iraq May Miss Deadline on Interim Law

Iraq's governing council is likely to miss a Feb. 28 deadline to draft an interim law that establishes the structure of government until a constitution is drafted. Disputes abound over women's rights and the role of Islam in government, and many Iraqi leaders say the deadline is unrealistic. Hear NPR's Deborah Amos.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.