Massoud Barzani, head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), rubs his earlobe as he prepares for a meeting with other main Iraqi political leaders 02 June 2003 at a hotel in Baghdad. The council of seven leaders of the Iraqi ex-opposition met to discuss the US-led coalition proposition of an interim administration to be installed in Iraq within six weeks.     AFP PHOTO/Leila GORCHEV  (Photo credit should read LEILA GORCHEV/AFP via Getty Images)