A Post-War Plan in Iraq?

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It-s been two months since President Bush said the major fighting was over in Iraq, but daily sabotage, ambush and other attacks are taking a heavy toll on American forces. President Bush says the US has made -steady progress- in restoring order and public service, but polls show a majority of Americans don-t think the occupation is going well. What-s it like for Iraqis and American soldiers in the blazing heat and the post-war wreckage? Was the US prepared for so much opposition? How long will it take to establish a new regime, and what will it cost in lives and money? We hear from a Christian Science Monitor reporter in Iraq, a member of the Pentagon-s Defense Policy Board and a former Middle East specialist and counterintelligence officer for the Marines.
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State Department on Iraq

Canadian Olympic Committee congratulates Vancouver



Warren Olney