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photo"Predators of the twenty-first century will be all the more lethal if we allow them to build arsenals of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and the missiles to deliver them. ... There is no more clear example of this threat than Saddam Hussein's Iraq."

Familiar words. Unfamiliar messenger. The quote belongs to Bill Clinton, the former President who had a decidedly hawkish stance on Iraq. There's a new regime singing that tune in the White House now, but, says The New Republic's Jonathan Chait, there's no good reason for liberals not to sing along.

Tonight On Point: The Liberal case for a war in Iraq.

Guests:

Jonathan Chait, senior editor, The New Republic

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on October 23, 2002.

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