Report on Iraq President Bush says removing Saddam Hussein from power would spur democratic reform in the Middle East. Now The Los Angeles Times publishes a classified State Department report that disputes the claim -- and portrays a Bush administration deeply divided over the "Democratic domino theory." Hear NPR's Michele Norris and reporter Greg Miller, who broke the story.
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Internal Report Said to Question Bush's Iraq Theory

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Internal Report Said to Question Bush's Iraq Theory

Internal Report Said to Question Bush's Iraq Theory

Internal Report Said to Question Bush's Iraq Theory

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President Bush says removing Saddam Hussein from power would spur democratic reform in the Middle East. Now The Los Angeles Times publishes a classified State Department report that disputes the claim — and portrays a Bush administration deeply divided over the "Democratic domino theory." Hear NPR's Michele Norris and reporter Greg Miller, who broke the story.

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