Deciphering the Changing Mission in Iraq

The stated missions for the Iraq war have changed during the past four years. New York Times reporter John Burns, who has been covering the war in Iraq since it earliest days, talks to Madeleine Brand about what those changes mean and the Bush administration's efforts to bring democracy to Iraq and the Middle East.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.