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Powell Sets Time Frame for Iraqi Constitution

Secretary of State Colin Powell says the Bush administration estimates it will take six months for Iraqis to draft a constitution, once an Iraqi commission is formed for that purpose. The announcement follows a day of intense meetings between U.S., Russian, EU and U.N. officials looking for ways to revive the Mideast peace process. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara and New York University law professor Noah Feldman.

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Vicky O'Hara
Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.

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