Bush, Kerry Debate President Bush and Sen. John Kerry meet on the campus of the University of Miami in the first of three scheduled presidential debates. The war in Iraq and the war on terrorism dominated a discussion which touched briefly on Sudan, Russia and North Korea.

Bush, Kerry Debate Foreign Policy Goals

Steve Inskeep Fact Checks the Debate

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NPR Analysis of the Debate

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Bush, Kerry Debate

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Sen. John Kerry (left) and President Bush sparred over Iraq and other foreign policy issues Thursday in the first of three presidential debates. Reuters hide caption

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President Bush and Sen. John Kerry discuss leadership and America's standing in the world as they meet on the University of Miami campus in the key electoral state of Florida for the first of three presidential debates.

Bush and Kerry on Iraq

Hussein and War in Iraq

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Human Costs of War in Iraq

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Stabilizing Iraq and Bringing Troops Home

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Closing Remarks

President Bush

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Sen. John Kerry

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U.S. policy in Iraq and the war on terrorism dominated a discussion of foreign policy issues moderated by Jim Lehrer of PBS.