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The country is notorious as an anarchic zone where ruthless warlords push around pitiful peasants and government is completely absent.
The Bush Administration fears that a direct election would bring to power a Shiite whom Washington might not be able to push around. That leader could align with Iran, or renationalize industries, or order the U.S.
"Currently, there is a big push around the state for music educators to know more about music technology," said Fred Rees, director of the program.