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photoFour days before the second anniversary of 9/11 and four months after the official end of "major combat operations" in Iraq, President Bush, in a speech to the nation last night, reasserted the U.S. commitment in Iraq and the need for international cooperation through the United Nations.

U.N. backers said it was about time. But neo-conservatives in Washington are still arguing that the United States should handle Iraq itself.

Click the "Listen" link to hear about the challenges buffeting the White House in its mid-course correction on Iraq.

Guests:

David Sanger, White House correspondent, The New York Times

Ellen Laipson, president, Henry L. Stimson Center

Frank Gaffney, President of the Center for Security Policy

Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst and a senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on September 8, 2003.

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