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Back to Baghdad

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Back to Baghdad

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Nine weeks ago, as a huge statue of Saddam Hussein crashed down in central Baghdad, many Iraqis expected freedom, democracy and a better way of life to set in quickly. It hasn't worked out that way. Host Neal Conan and guests take a look at the situation in Baghdad today.

Guests:

Ivan Watson
*NPR reporter in Baghdad

Ron Johnson
*Senior Vice President, RTI

Ann Morris
*Director of Operations for CARE in Iraq

Dr. Lynn Amowitz
*Physicians for Human Rights

John Caldwell
*Research Fellow at The Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities
*Retired Marine Corps Colonel

Chip Cummins
*Staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal