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Sunnis Wary of Elected Government

As the Bush administration and U.N. teams struggle to help Iraqis create a new government, the Sunni population is apprehensive. Sunnis, a minority in Iraq, enjoyed a privileged position under Saddam Hussein's rule. Many now fear losing their privileges -- and possibly being persecuted -- under an elected government. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.