The Iraqi Constitution

Jon Henke on the need for holding firm to the January 31 election deadline:

Muddling with an election date set in stone in the Iraqi Constitution would be a dour sign, indeed. We shouldn’t treat their Constitution as any less binding than our own….

Perhaps, in light of decades of judicial activism, more so.

FILED UNDER: Humor, Iraq War, Law and the Courts
James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.