Iraq and the U.S. Election The state of Iraqi society weighs heavily in U.S. political discussions, with much riding on the promise of free elections there. For two views on current U.S. policy in Iraq, NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Fareed Zakaria, editor of Newsweek International, and Juan Cole, professor at the University of Michigan.
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State of Iraqi Society and U.S. Politics: Two Views

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State of Iraqi Society and U.S. Politics: Two Views

State of Iraqi Society and U.S. Politics: Two Views

State of Iraqi Society and U.S. Politics: Two Views

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The state of Iraqi society weighs heavily in U.S. political discussions, with much riding on the promise of free elections there. For two views on current U.S. policy in Iraq, NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Fareed Zakaria, editor of Newsweek International, and Juan Cole, professor at the University of Michigan.

A new Iraqi border patrol police officer, left, receives his certificate from a U.S. officer at a ceremony after completing a four-week training course at the Jordan International Police Training Center near Amman. Reuters hide caption

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