库尔德斯坦的全民公投?

伊拉克管理委员会主席遭暗杀清楚地表明:美国未能建立起6月30日和平移交权力所需的最低限度的法律和秩序。仅仅两个月前,由美国任命的若干伊拉克非选举官员签署宪法文件时,人们欢呼雀跃,似乎重新回到了1787年的费城宪法的颁布时刻。

时至今日,人们清楚地认识到这张废纸毫无意义。面对着费卢杰或纳杰夫城所看到的严重暴力,没有一部强加的宪法能够对联军有所帮助,不管它看上去多么正义凛然。

但在伊拉克北部的库尔德聚居区,情况却完全不同。过去10年来,有了盟军禁飞区的保护,特别是萨达姆被推翻后,库尔德地区当局成功地建立和维持了秩序井然的政府。他们克服了种族和党派差异建立了行之有效的政府,并在诸如教育、灌溉和建设等发展领域取得了非常可喜的成绩。最重要的一点是,库尔德政府避免了暴力。

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