The United States bombed the Baghdad headquarters of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr today. The coalition said 35 insurgents were killed in the strike, while two American troops were killed elsewhere in Iraq. Terence Smith gets an update on the…
Between a growing prisoner abuse scandal and continued clashes between insurgents and coalition forces, some say the U.S.-led war in Iraq is facing major challenges to any successful military conclusion. Margaret Warner gets three perspectives on coalition progress and what…
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld extended "my deepest apology" to Iraqi prisoners abused by U.S. military personnel and told lawmakers that he accepts full responsibility for the events and is seeking a way to compensate the victims.
Ray Suarez gets historical perspectives about Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's testimony from presidential historian Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith, director of the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee discuss Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's testimony about the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal.
Kwame Holman provides a background report on Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's testimony to Congress about the Iraqi prisoner scandal.
By PBS NewsHour
As the United States launched a new assault against Shiite forces near Najaf Thursday, a suicide bomber killed one U.S. soldier and five Iraqi civilians in a brazen attack on the heavily fortified safe zone in Baghdad.
Coalition forces launched fresh offensives into the Iraqi cities of Najaf and Karbala, which had been under the control of militias loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Margaret Warner discusses the developments with New York Times reporter Dexter Filkins,…
Walt Disney Co. has blocked its Miramax film studio from distributing a new documentary by director Michael Moore that criticizes President Bush's handling of the Sept. 11 attacks, the outspoken Oscar-winning director said Wednesday.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush gave interviews Wednesday with the Arabic-language networks Al-Arabiya and U.S.-sponsored Al-Hurra, trying to assuage the growing clamor over photos that have surfaced depicting the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. soldiers.
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