NPR logo

Bush Signals Possible Shift in Iraq Policy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6364272/6364273" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Bush Signals Possible Shift in Iraq Policy

Iraq

Bush Signals Possible Shift in Iraq Policy

Bush Signals Possible Shift in Iraq Policy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6364272/6364273" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

An Iraqi man picks up a bench by a destroyed market stall in the town of Mahmoudiyah, 20 miles south of Baghdad, Oct. 22, 2006. AP Photo/Haidar Fatehi hide caption

toggle caption AP Photo/Haidar Fatehi

The death toll for U.S. troops in Iraq tops 80 — the highest of any month this year. President Bush indicates his administration may make course corrections, while insurgents make a target of markets crowded with shoppers preparing for Ramadan's closing feast.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.