Bush Considers Taking the Fight to Iraq

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As Israel continues its assault on the Palestinian Territories, the Middle East looks increasingly like the quagmire President Bush had hoped to avoid. Yet he still insists that his main goal in the region is a "regime change" in Iraq. While Pentagon officials and party conservatives have urged Bush against letting Israel and the Palestinians divert him from that objective, convincing Congress and the American people may be another matter. Neither are our European allies -- even Great Britain, nor Arab leaders ready to jump on America's military bandwagon. We look at the obstacles to support for such action and the argument for going it alone with skeptics and Bush supporters, the British press and the head of Cairo's Al Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies.
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Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Petroleum Finance Company

Al Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies

Brookings Institution


Project for the New American Century

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US Department of State



Warren Olney