Ten years after Sept. 11, how safe is the United States from more terror attacks? Jeffrey Brown discusses how much national security has — and has not — improved over the past decade with 9/11 Commission Chairmen Lee Hamilton and Tom Kean. Continue reading
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
Lee Hamilton, co-chair of the Iraq Study Group, testified before a House committee Friday that President Bush’s proposed troop surge places too much emphasis on military action and depends too heavily on unreliable leadership within the country. NewsHour reports on Hamilton’s testimony. 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