The growing protest movement in Iraq has claimed dozens more casualties. Acceding to public demands, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said he will resign. But in the streets, the killing goes on, with security forces shooting down scores more of the…
By Nick Schifrin
A memo circulated among the military and media, written by an adviser to the Iraqi military's Baghdad command, says the U.S. military has prepared Iraqi Security Forces as much as it can and should head home ahead of schedule.
By Larisa Epatko
In long-awaited testimony, Army Gen. David Petraeus told Congress Monday the troop increase in Iraq has largely met its goals and he recommended a reduction in troop levels, as Ambassador Ryan Crocker described improved security. The NewsHour recaps the hearing.
The last British troops left the Iraqi city of Basra over the weekend, putting the southern city in Iraqi hands. Independent Television News reports on Britain's withdrawal and what it may mean for fighting in the region.
As Congress moves forward on requiring a troop withdrawal from Iraq, the Iraqi ambassador to Washington explains his government's wish for more time to reach its benchmarks, and two analysts discuss the debate.
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