Interview with Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of "Operation Desert Shield" in 1990.
Marine Lt. Gen. John Allen testified at his second congressional hearing this week, acknowledging that incidents in Afghanistan like the civilian massacre and Quran burnings "can't be ignored," but that keeping 68,000 troops on the ground is necessary. Ray Suarez…
Charles Sennott of GlobalPost sat down with Gen. David Petraeus, commander of American and allied forces in Afghanistan, for an extended interview about where the fight for Afghanistan stands as the spring "fighting season" approaches. Sennott later spoke with the…
The commanders of the U.S. armed forces sat side by side at a hearing on Capitol Hill Friday but they were split over repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy regarding openly gay service members. Jim Lehrer reports.
A bomb blast killed a NATO soldier in Eastern Afghanistan and two more died Sunday after attacks in the same area. Meanwhile, the head of NATO's training mission called for 900 more trainers to assist in transitioning security to Afghan…
In an interview with the NewsHour's Gwen Ifill, Sen. Barack Obama calls for the U.S. to dramatically scale down in military effort in Iraq and, instead, focus more forces on the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan.
Army Gen. John Abizaid, commander of U.S. Central Command, expressed optimism about the situation in Iraq, saying the country is moving toward stability despite reports of growing sectarian violence.
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