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photoIn a televised prime time speech, President Bush will detail his plans for turning over Iraq's rule to an interim government on June 30 and describe the U.S. role after that.

Click the "Listen" link to hear some of the country's top political and military minds look ahead to Bush's speech.

Guests:

Maura Reynolds, White House Correspondent, The Los Angles Times

Vivienne Walt, reporter for Time magazine in Baghdad

John Harwood, political editor, The Wall Street Journal

Peter W. Galbraith served as the first US Ambassador to Croatia and with the United Nations in East Timor. As a staff member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the 1980s, he uncovered and documented Iraq's "Anfal" campaign against the Kurds. Currently, he is the senior diplomatic fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Lawrence Korb, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan administration
(1981-1985), Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, Senior Advisor for the Center for Defense Information.

This program aired on May 24, 2004.

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