One-Year Anniversary Invasion Of Iraq

On March 19, 2003, President Bush gave the final orders to invade Iraq. One year later, we reflect on what U.S. troops experienced that day, what they've been through since and how they feel now. Also, how has the war shaped politics and culture in the region? Join NPR's Lynn Neary to talk about the war in Iraq — one year later.

Guests:

John Burnett
*NPR correspondent
*Was embedded with the First Marine Division, Headquarters battalion out of Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Steve Inskeep
*Host of NPR's Weekend All Things Considered
*Reported from Doha, Qatar during the war
*He's in Iraq now

Thomas Mcnaugher
*Vice President, Army Research Division, RAND Corp.

Stan Greenberg
*Democratic pollster who's been conducting bi-partisan polls on attitudes towards Iraq

Rami Khouri
*Executive editor The Daily Star regional paper in Beirut, Lebanon

Shibley Telhami
*Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland
*Senior fellow at Brookings Institution

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