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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