The War Behind Closed Doors
The people, the clashes -- and ultimately the 'grand strategy' -- behind George W. Bush's determination to go to war with Iraq.
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Experts assess the Bush Doctrine, the strategy for Iraq and the Middle East, and whether the United States can afford to go it alone.

Insiders, policy experts, and White House observers talk to FRONTLINE about Bush's strategy for Iraq ... and beyond.

A look at the people, the events, the major statements, and the internal policy battles in the development of the Bush Doctrine.

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published feb. 20, 2003