U.S. Fell Short of Iraq Goals? The goal of the U.S. Coalition Provisional Authority was to put Iraq on a path toward democracy and a market economy. But as the United States prepares to hand over sovereignty to Iraqis, critics say the CPA has fallen far short in its efforts to ensure Iraq's economic, political and security future. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.
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Critics: U.S. Fell Short of Goals for Iraq

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Critics: U.S. Fell Short of Goals for Iraq

Critics: U.S. Fell Short of Goals for Iraq

Critics: U.S. Fell Short of Goals for Iraq

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The goal of the U.S. Coalition Provisional Authority was to put Iraq on a path toward democracy and a market economy. But as the United States prepares to hand over sovereignty to Iraqis, critics say the CPA has fallen far short in its efforts to ensure Iraq's economic, political and security future. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.

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