As the numbers of deaths and retaliation attacks in Iraq increase, editors, lawmakers and even the general public are debating whether to call the conflict a 'civil war.' Experts on military warfare and a journalist analyze the terminology and its…
As the debate continues over the United States' next steps in Iraq, some proposals have called for sectioning the country along ethnic lines. Former State Department official Peter Galbraith discusses the decentralization of Iraq in this second of a Newshour…
President Bush has begun a series of speeches to boost support for the war on terrorism. A Democrat and Republican debate U.S. foreign policy and its impacts on mid-term elections.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the diplomatic efforts to end the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict, a possible civil war in Iraq, the Connecticut primary and the U.S. Senate.
Military officials told a Senate committee Thursday that Iraq could descend into civil war. Sens. John Warner, R-Va., and Jack Reed, D-R.I., review U.S. policy in the Middle East.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki asserted Monday that, despite sectarian violence across the country that kills an average of 100 civilians per day, Iraq is not slipping into a civil war.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the president's trip to Iraq, a House vote on a timetable for withdrawing troops, and debate over the detention center at Guantanamo.
Britain agreed to host former Liberian President Charles Taylor in one of its prisons if he is convicted of war crimes, a government official said Thursday, paving the way for the U.N.-backed court in Sierra Leone to transfer Taylor to…
Landmines in northern Sri Lanka ripped through a crowded bus Thursday morning, killing 64 people, including 15 school children, and wounding 78.
In his first public comments since allegations concerning Iraqi civilian deaths in Haditha and Hamdaniya, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Michael Hagee took responsibility for the training of troops in Iraq, but said he would not resign. Two former Central Command…
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