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Bush Calls for Civilian Reserve Corps

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Bush Calls for Civilian Reserve Corps

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Bush Calls for Civilian Reserve Corps

Bush Calls for Civilian Reserve Corps

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In his State of the Union speech Tuesday, President Bush mentioned a volunteer civilian reserve corps that would allow the government to hire civilians with critical skills to serve on missions abroad. The idea was promoted by Carlos Pascual a year ago, when he served as coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization at the State Department.

Melissa Block talks with Pascual, who now studies foreign policy at the Brookings Institution.