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A bipartisan study group proposed a new war powers legislation that would force the president to consult lawmakers before launching a long-term combat. James Baker and Warren Christopher defend changing the original 1973 act.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who has cosponsored legislation requiring President Bush to implement the recommendations of the Iraq Study Group, is the next in a series of conversations about Iraq.
Columnists David Brooks and E.J. Dionne review the legacy of Lady Bird Johnson, and reports that showed little progress on Iraq benchmarks and al-Qaida gaining strength.
An interim report delivered to Congress Thursday revealed mixed progress on the political and military benchmarks set for Iraq's government by the United States. Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, interpret the report and debate how it…
The White House said Monday that President Bush has no immediate plans to withdraw troops from Iraq. As the Senate heads into a week of voting on Iraq policy, two senators debate the current strategy.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., has called for limiting the number of American troops in Iraq and tying funds for the country's security to the government's ability to quell violence. The senator discusses her views on the Iraq war.
With some Democratic senators pushing for talks with Syria and Iran, and President Bush postponing his decision on Iraq policy until the new year, politics columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks offer analysis of the U.S. role in the Middle…
Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., who recently returned from a trip to the Middle East where he visited several countries including U.S. foe Syria, discusses how he thinks Iraq's neighbors can help ease the sectarian violence.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice re-asserts President Bush's need to seek input on Iraq strategy from a variety of sources beyond the Iraq Study Group and explains the president's hesitation to engage in talks with Iraq's neighbors, Iran and Syria.
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