A New Course in Iraq: Public Opinion We begin a series of conversations about reaction to President Bush's new Iraq strategy, approaching political figures, thinkers and those tied most closely to the war, the families of men and women who are fighting.
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A New Course in Iraq: Public Opinion

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A New Course in Iraq: Public Opinion

A New Course in Iraq: Public Opinion

A New Course in Iraq: Public Opinion

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We begin a series of conversations about reaction to President Bush's new Iraq strategy. Christopher Gelpi, a political science professor at Duke University, talks with Alex Chadwick about public sentiment regarding the Iraq war. Gelpi says the president is gambling that his proposed troop increases will produce an improvement in public opinion over the long term.

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