What to Do About Iraq

Former Assistant Secretary West and Mr. Fisk talked about the war in Iraq and debated the issue of what the U.S. should do… read more

Former Assistant Secretary West and Mr. Fisk talked about the war in Iraq and debated the issue of what the U.S. should do now. The authors also discussed the history of Western involvement in Iraq, the media coverage of the current war there, and the assault on Fallujah. Following their discussion, they responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Ms. Arraf moderated the event.

Journalist Robert Fisk is the author of The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East, published by Knopf. Bing West is the author of No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah, published by Bantam. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jane Arraf Fellow Council on Foreign Relations->Press
  • Robert Fisk Correspondent Independent, The (London)->Middle East
  • Bing West Assistant Secretary (Former) Department of Defense->International Security Affairs
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What to Do About Iraq

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Program ID:
190024-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2006

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  • Nov 19, 2005 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2005 | 7:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 18, 2005 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 02, 2006 | 3:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
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