A federal judge ruled that I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby cannot delay his prison sentence while he appeals his conviction, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he had lost confidence in Gen. Peter Pace. NewsHour analysts Mark Shields and…
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates annouced Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Peter Pace's retirement Friday, saying Navy Adm. Mike Mullen has been nominated to replace him. The NewsHour discusses the new leadership with two journalists specializing in the military.
President Bush praised legislation that will continue Iraq war funding without setting a deadline for troop withdrawal. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the compromise that enabled its passage.
Gen. David Petraeus, the head of U.S. forces in Iraq, briefed lawmakers Wednesday on the troop increase in Baghdad. Reps. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., and Michael Rogers, R-Mich., discuss the briefing and debate congressional action on the war.
The commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, Army Gen. David Petraeus, discusses how operations are faring in Iraq and gives his perspective on the funding friction in Washington, D.C.
Navy Adm. William Fallon, tapped by President Bush to lead troops in the Middle East, said Tuesday that the United States needs a new strategic approach in Iraq as well as more progress from the Iraqi government. Two senators debate…
Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, tapped by President Bush to take over U.S. military command in Iraq, underwent intense questioning before the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday. Two military experts discuss Petraeus and his mission in Iraq.
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