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The Fallujah Offensive and America's Mideast Goals

The White House sees the "pacification" of Iraq as part of a larger goal to bring democracy to the Middle East. Others, however, say the policy is neither clearly defined nor guaranteed to succeed. NPR's Tavis Smiley discusses the issue with Christopher Preble, director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, and James Paul, executive director of Global Policy Forum.

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