timetables

  • April 23, 2007  

    As the standoff between Democrats and President Bush continues over funding for the Iraq war, front-runners for the Democratic presidential nomination approach the war from different angles. Two journalists discuss the politics of the war. Continue reading

  • April 16, 2007  

    Six ministers tied to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr left the Iraqi Cabinet Monday, protesting Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s refusal to set a timetable for U.S. withdrawal from Iraq. Two regional experts discuss the resignations and the impact on Iraqi politics. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2007  

    The Senate showed slim support for nonbinding wording setting a target date of next March to remove troops from Iraq. A Republican attempt to scuttle the measure failed Tuesday in a 50-48 vote, mostly along party lines. The NewsHour presents excerpts of the debate. Continue reading