Elite marine recon teams were dropped behind Taliban lines as the major NATO offensive in Southern Afghanistan ends its first week. Ray Suarez reports.
In other news, three American soldiers were killed when their base was attacked, and reports showed that unemployment climbed to double digits in 15 states last month.
As coalition forces attempt to wrest control of southern Afghanistan from Taliban insurgents, they are experiencing their highest casualties in eight years of war. Analysts discuss the rise in violence with Gwen Ifill.
Gen. Ray Odierno, head of multi-national forces in Iraq, gives his take on for the country's path to stability one day after the U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraqi cities.
The exit of U.S. forces from cities in Iraq was celebrated on Tuesday, even as many in the nation worried about the ability of Iraqi police and military forces to provide adequate security. Jane Arraf of The Christian Science Monitor…
In other news, five U.S. soldiers died in a suicide bombing in Mosul, Iraq, and clashes between U.S. forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan left 27 insurgents dead.
U.S. and NATO commander Gen. David McKiernan speaks to Margaret Warner in Afghanistan about the status of military operations in the country and new efforts to shore up the region's security.
U.S. soldiers are struggling to secure remote areas of Afghanistan, like the Korengal Valley in the east, that have recently seen increased outbreaks of violence and military leaders say are crucial to stability in the cities. Margaret Warner reports from…
The Taliban has been increasing its attacks in Afghanistan and besides sending more troops, some top U.S. officials have suggested trying to talk to factions among the militants. Margaret Warner reports from Afghanistan on reaction to the possible strategy.
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