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Insurgents Vowing to Kill Iraqis Who Brave the Polls on Sunday

The black sedan made its way down Madaris Street, the young men inside tossing leaflets out the window. “This is a final warning to all of those who plan to participate in the election,” the leaflets said. “We vow to wash the streets of Baghdad with the voters’ blood.” Thus was the war over Sunday’s nationwide elections crystallized in a single incident on Tuesday in Mashtal, an ethnically mixed neighborhood on the eastern edge of Baghdad, where many Iraqis say they would like to vote, and where a small, determined group of people are doing everything they can to stop them.Full Story

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