Last month the United States and Britain conducted a four-day bombing campaign against strategic military sites in Iraq. While political and military analysts debate the effectiveness of the bombing, the people of Iraq are coping not only with the aftermath of the bombing but also the continuing effects of economic sanctions. A panel talks about conditions in Iraq and the long-term impact of U.S. and international actions in Iraq.


  • Judith Yaphe Senior research fellow at National Defense University and former CIA analyst specializing in the Mideast
  • Rend Francke Executive director of the Iraq Foundation
  • Dennis Halliday Former chief of the U.N. humanitarian program in Iraq


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