Congress can scale back the imperial presidency by acting now on Iraq and signing statements.
The Bush administration has launched Round Two of its assault on the Constitution. Now its habeas corpus in the crosshairs.
Even if an all out civil war is avoided now, it may not be as easy to avoid in the future if negotiations over either the formation of a coalition government or the constitutional settlement finally break down.
Four experts from across the political spectrum debate the meaning of the results of the elections and the future of Iraq and U.S. military involvement there.
Despite an announced "compromise" both the procedure that produced the Iraqi constitutional draft that will be voted on October 15, and its constitutional substance were and are disastrous.