As part of a series of conversations about U.S. strategy in Iraq, Frederick Kagan of the American Enterprise Institute argues for sending more U.S. troops to Iraq amid heightened violence in the country.
Anna Politkovskaya, known for her reporting of human rights abuses by the Russian military and the plight of civilians in Chechnya, was gunned down Saturday in Moscow. Colleague Nina Ognianova discusses the murder and reflects on Politkovskaya's career in journalism.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A wave of violent crime led to the deaths of nearly 6,000 civilians in Iraq in May and June, a new U.N. report said, widening concerns that the country was spiraling into a civil war.
By PBS NewsHour
The Iraqi parliament finalized a permanent government Thursday after filling three contentious cabinet posts of the defense, interior and national security ministries, renewing hope that Iraq's nascent democracy can overcome sectarian differences.
After the 2004 Asian tsunami wiped away a large segment of the Indian population, including many children, efforts began to help couples reverse sterilization procedures.
By PBS NewsHour
Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari was sworn in as prime minister in Baghdad Tuesday as Iraq's first democratically elected government took office.
Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, a Sunni Arab businessman, was named interim Iraqi president Tuesday, completing the slate of top government officials who will work toward Iraq's first elections in January.
Coalition military leaders and Iraqi civilians will start the process of forming an interim government by the end of next week.
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