Former Secretary of State James Baker and former congressman Lee Hamilton, co-chairs of the 2006 Iraq Study Group, testified before Congress Friday on war powers legislation. In an interview with Jim Lehrer, Baker and Hamilton examine Iraq, Afghanistan and Obama’s other foreign policy challenges. Continue reading
President Bush and several senators expressed reservations Thursday about portions of the Iraq Study Group’s recent report. Study group members former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and former Clinton adviser Vernon Jordan discuss the response. Continue reading
President Bush met Monday with members of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group and said he would not “prejudge” the forthcoming report, though he did praise the commission for asking good questions.
The chairmen of the Iraq Study Group, Republican James Baker and Democrat Lee Hamilton, discuss their assessment of the situation on the ground, its impact on the surrounding region and consequences for U.S. interests. Continue reading