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Why Has Bush Changed Mideast Rhetoric, Goals?

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Why Has Bush Changed Mideast Rhetoric, Goals?

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Why Has Bush Changed Mideast Rhetoric, Goals?

Why Has Bush Changed Mideast Rhetoric, Goals?

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In the past, President Bush has actively advocated the spread of democracy across the Middle East, including in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. But on his recent trip to the region, the president struck a different tone.

Fareed Zakaria, columnist for Newsweek magazine and editor of Newsweek International, talks with Robert Siegel about why the president's rhetoric — and goals — appear to have changed.