U.S. Efforts Have Built Few Democracies, Report Says

U.S. forces have occupied 16 nations since World War II. Only four are now democracies, according to a report from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Panama, Grenada, Germany and Japan. Are there implications for U.S. attempts to install a democratic government in Iraq? NPR's Margot Adler reports.

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