President Bush supported Gen. David Petraeus' call to halt future troop drawdowns in Iraq Thursday but also announced that the Army will return to 12-month deployments to help ease the burden on troops. Military experts debate the impact on the…
Military commission trials for the six Guantanamo Bay detainees charged for their involvement in the Sept. 11 attacks will be held in specially designed courtrooms known as Camp Justice. Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas Hartmann outlines the legal processes for…
A new study suggests that mental distress in returning war veterans may take several months to surface. The NewsHour's Susan Dentzer discusses how soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are affected by post-traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses.
As the Senate continues to debate military spending in Iraq, the NewsHour presents the first of three reports on how the Defense Department decides to equip U.S. troops, starting with body armor.
Ex-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld denied any involvement in the cover-up surrounding the death of Pat Tillman, a football star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed by friendly fire. He testified on Wednesday during a House hearing investigating the case.
During a visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Friday, President Bush said bureaucratic failures caused poor conditions for veterans there and that steps for improvement have been taken. The NewsHour looks at the quality of care veterans are…
Bob Woodward's new book "State of Denial" presents the struggle between the military and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld over decisions made in the Iraq war. Analysts debate whether Rumsfeld should remain at his post.
Army Gen. George W. Casey ordered all U.S. and allied troops to undergo training in battlefield ethics and values. The order follows allegations that U.S. Marines murdered 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha last November.
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