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Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Reacts to Bush's Plan

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Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Reacts to Bush's Plan

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Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Reacts to Bush's Plan

Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Reacts to Bush's Plan

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Last week, President Bush announced his new plan to increase the number of troops and establish security benchmarks for Iraq. The president cannot succeed, however, without the cooperation of the Iraqi government and the Iraqi people.

U.N. Ambassador Feisal Istrabadi reacts to the new U.S. strategy and talks about the Iraqi government's ability or ambition to meet President Bush's demands.

Guest:

Feisal Istrabadi, deputy permanent representative to the United Nations for Iraq; was the deputy to Adnan Pachachi, former acting speaker of the Iraq Parliament