In a long-anticipated progress report on Iraq, Army Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker testified before two Senate hearings Tuesday, where they warned Congress that security gains were "fragile."…
In the latest in a series of in-depth interviews with the 2008 presidential hopefuls, Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain explains his views on the Iraq war, national security and why his credentials and experience make him a contender for the…
As Democrats debated health care policy Thursday night, the Senate hit a snag on the defense authorization bill. Analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss the week's political news.
A partisan divide plagues Congress' ability to reach a consensus on if and when the United States should begin withdrawing troops from Iraq. The NewsHour reports on the ongoing debate.
A new Pew Research Center poll tracks changes in public opinion on the Iraq war following Gen. David Petraeus' testimony before Congress. Four editorial page editors discuss the public's perception in their regions.
The Senate debated legislation Wednesday that would regulate troop deployments in Iraq. The NewsHour reports on the debate and what it means for U.S. military.
The Iraq war has dominated headlines with a report from Gen. David Petraeus and President Bush's announcement of a phased troop withdrawal. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates talks about long-term plans for the country.
The NewsHour takes a look at the history of presidential relationships with key generals. A foreign policy expert and a professor discuss some of the nations' most important commander-in-chief and general teams.
Testimony from Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker has raised questions about the next step in the war in Iraq. Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski and former State Department counselor Philip Zelikow discuss President Bush's plans.
Army Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker provided their assessment of the Iraq war to the Senate Tuesday. Sens. Joseph Biden, D-Del., and Richard Lugar, R-Ind., give their reactions.
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