Iraq War & Occupation: Consequences for the Middle East
Program #MASR001. Recorded in Boulder, CO on April 01, 2003.
The U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq will have a profound impact on all Middle Eastern countries. Bush wants to install democracy in Iraq. It's a new version of the old domino theory, that democracy will somehow replicate itself among the sheiks, amirs, and despots of the region. The introduction of a huge U.S. military presence in Iraq will further destabilize an already volatile landscape.
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