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Bush Lays Out Plan for Iraqi Self-Rule

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Bush Lays Out Plan for Iraqi Self-Rule

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Bush Lays Out Plan for Iraqi Self-Rule

Bush Lays Out Plan for Iraqi Self-Rule

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In a speech Monday night, President Bush outlined a series of steps aimed at creating conditions for democratic self-rule in Iraq, including asking the United Nations for more international support. Bush also promised to destroy the Abu Ghraib prison with Iraqi consent. Critics say Bush's plan amounts to a rationale, not a strategy. NPR's Don Gonyea reports.