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Iraq: The Week in Retrospect36:17
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photoSetbacks for the United States characterized the week's events in Iraq: the expanding controversy around prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib, continued fighting in Karbala, and the beheading of an American civilian.

Should we stay the course, or is a radical correction needed? Through the doom and gloom, is there real progress in Iraq? We put the week's events in perspective.

Guests:

Rami Khouri, executive editor of the Daily Star (Beirut, Lebanon)

William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard

Ian Lustick, professor of political science, University of Pennsylvania

This program aired on May 14, 2004.

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