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photoPresident Bush vows to go the distance in Iraq and is now reaching out to the U.N. to get it done. Critics, including Democratic challenger John Kerry, say he has not reached out nearly enough, and that a major internationalization of the Iraq challenge is key to avoiding catastrophe.

But is internationalization of the Iraq effort still a real option, or a real way out? Edward Luck, professor of international affairs at Columbia University and Anatol Lieven, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, say an international solution or involvement is too little too late.

Click the "Listen" link to hear about the future of Iraq and the likelihood of the international community's involvement in shaping its future.

Guests:

Edward Luck, Director of the Center on International Organization at Columbia University

Graham Allison, director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Havard University and former assistant secretary of defense in the Clinton Administration

Michael Pan, Senior Policy Analyst for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress and one of the authors of the Center's report "Iraq: A Strategy for Progress"

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

This program aired on May 25, 2004.

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