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photoPresident Bush and the U.N. have been vocally at odds over the past four years. But in his speech today to the United Nations General Assembly, the president stressed the need for cooperation between the U.N. and the U.S.

Bush's address defended the U.S.-led mission in Iraq and called on the U.N. to help with Iraq's reconstruction and its upcoming election. But after four years of strained relations, is collaboration possible?

Hear about Bush's speech and his relationship with the international community.

Guests:

Lee Feinstein, senior fellow, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park

Ken Weinstein, vice president and chief operating officer, the Hudson Institute.

This program aired on September 21, 2004.

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