Host Bob Edwards talks with Edward Peck, a former Chief of Mission to Iraq, about the possible future for United States involvement in Iraq should the president launch a pre-emptive strike. The Bush Administration is discussing the possibility of implementing a military government if Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is deposed. Peck encourages the United States to move cautiously and exhaust its diplomatic means before embarking on a long, complex campaign. (4:39)
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