Референдум в Курдистане?

Убийство Президента Временного Совета Ирака кристально ясно показывает, что США не удаётся обеспечить и минимум правопорядка, необходимого для передачи власти 30 июня. Менее двух месяцев назад подписание конституционного акта назначенной США группой временных правителей Ирака сравнивалось едва ли не с одобрением конституции США 1787 г. в Филадельфии.

Но теперь ясно - она лишь жалкий клочок бумаги. Ни одна навязанная конституция, какой бы хорошей она ни была, не поможет коалиционным войскам не получать увечья при взятии таких городов как Фалуджа или Наджаф.

Но в Курдистане, на севере Ирака, всё по-другому. За последние 10 лет в зоне, закрытой для полётов союзниками, и тем более после свержение Саддама региональному правительству курдов удалось добиться и поддерживать относительно устойчивый правопорядок. Оно преодолело родовые и партийные различия и де-факто создало рабочее правительство, достигшее впечатляющих успехов в вопросах развития: в образовании, ирригации и в строительстве, - и при этом не прибегая к насилию.

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