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The debate over U.S. policy in Iraq is keeping the Senate up all night and highlighting differences of opinion on what will happen in Iraq when U.S. combat troops withdraw. Diane and her guests talk about what recent military role-playing exercises and history suggest about Iraq’s possible future.
- James Kitfield senior correspondent, "National Journal" magazine.
- Col. Gary Anderson U.S. Marine Corps--Retired
- Dr. Phebe Marr author of "A Modern History of Iraq" and an expert contributor to the report of the Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group
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