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The Bush Administration's Policies in Post-War Iraq

We speak with two reporters about the aftermath of the Gulf War:

New York Times reporter Patrick Tyler has been covering the Gulf War and its aftermath. He talks with Terry about the administration's current goals and dilemmas in the postwar Mideast vis-a-vis the Sunni and Kurdish uprisings. Next, we check in again with Fred Halliday, professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics, and a journalist with the British newspaper, "The Guardian." He talks with Terry about what he sees as the administration's obligations in Iraq and the issue of interference in another country's affairs.


Other segments from the episode on April 5, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 5, 1991: Interview with Patrick Tyler and Fred Halliday; Interview with Todd Haynes; Review of the home video release of the film "The Last Picture Show."


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