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  • An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean off eastern Massachusetts extending from Cape Ann in the north to Cape Cod in the south.

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  • The province had enjoyed relative calm in recent years as many war-weary Sunni Arabs across Iraq began to shun an insurgency they once fueled, and bought into the post-Hussein political process they previously considered tainted and dominated by the Shiite majority.

    Iraqi Police Recruits Are Killed by Bomber

  • Christian leaders such as Archbishop Sako say Iraqi Christians are caught in the middle as more powerful groups—the majority Shiite Muslims; the Sunni Muslims that dominate in Mosul and further south; and the Kurds in the north, who are predominantly Muslim—jockey for power in post-Hussein Iraq.

    An 'Arab Winter' Chills Christians

  • Iraq's post-Hussein political structure, a flawed and fragile combination of elections and ethnic and sectarian quotas, has largely kept the country functioning through some of the darkest hours since the U.S.-led invasion.

    Violence Jolts Iraq

  • He saw a role for himself in post-Hussein Iraq: he would publish his opinions, helping steer his country toward a respectful, democratic society in which everyone had the right to speak his or her mind.

    Peace Meals

  • It was agreed between the parties that a national conference would be held by the end of May to elect the first post-Hussein Iraqi government.

    A Legacy Review: My Original 40 Know Bush Facts from 2004, Part III.

  • The assessment on post-Hussein Iraq included judgments that while Iraq was unlikely to split apart, there was a significant chance that domestic groups would fight each other and that ex-regime military elements could merge with terrorist groups to battle any new government.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Tomorrow People

  • Even officials in the Oil Ministry, who have led the push for foreign investment through several post-Hussein governments, have shown reluctance in some cases recently, Mr. Jabr says.

    Selling Iraq -- Abroad and at Home

  • The two men briefly discussed plans for a post-Hussein Iraqi government.

    A Curious Manifesto

  • Those of us who foresaw an "immensely volatile and complex maze" as a probable eventuality in a post-Hussein Iraq cannot allow those who blithely overlooked such likelihoods to escape a political day of reckoning.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • But now that a host of Islamic extremists are jockeying for power in post-Hussein Iraq, Christians from Mosul in the northern part of the country to Basra in the south reportedly feel intimidated and are trying to flee the country.

    Turmoil endangers Iraq’s Christians

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