Critics: U.S. Fell Short of Goals for Iraq

The goal of the U.S. Coalition Provisional Authority was to put Iraq on a path toward democracy and a market economy. But as the United States prepares to hand over sovereignty to Iraqis, critics say the CPA has fallen far short in its efforts to ensure Iraq's economic, political and security future. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.

Related NPR Stories

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org 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.