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    Inside Iraq - Shia political power - 23 May 08 - Part 2

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    With its Sunni-dominated political elite, Iraq was regarded as the regional counterweight to Iran's Shia influence. But the toppling of Saddam Hussein's regime and the renewed political influence of Iraq's Shia community has changed that regional balance of power. Inside Iraq examines this fragile balance of power.