President Bush Wednesday hailed efforts to build a democratic Iraq, but called for "patience" as U.S. troops continue to fight the war on terror. Analysts Zbigniew Brzezinski and Walter Russell Mead discuss the direction of U.S. foreign policy.
Iraq's new prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, who was sworn in with 36 of his ministry appointments Saturday, said Iraqi forces could assume control of much of the country by year's end. Three Iraq analysts access the new government and the…
As violence flared in Fallujah Wednesday, the Iraqi interim administration also faced the threat from Kurds that they may leave the newly formed government if Shiites gain too much power.
Hundreds of Kurdish fighters on Friday seized Iraqi military positions on the northern border apparently abandoned by Iraqi government forces.
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