Suspected Sunni Muslim insurgents blew up five car bombs and fired mortars into Baghdad's largest Shiite district Thursday, killing at least 161 people and wounding more than 250. New York Times Baghdad Bureau Chief John Burns updates the story from…
Gunmen in police uniforms staged a mass kidnapping in Baghdad Tuesday. State television later reported that most people had been released. Experts discuss how Iraqis manage to live with the risk of violence.
President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki agreed to expedite the handing over of control of Iraqi security forces to Baghdad, easing tensions between the two governments somewhat. Experts discuss the relationship as it now stands.
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.
As the October death toll of U.S. troops in Iraq reached 96, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said more weaponry would be needed to handle the situation. Sen. Jack Reed, a Democrat on the Armed Services Committee who just returned from…
The Bush administration has called on the Iraqi government to move more quickly to stabilize their country. National security adviser Stephen Hadley discusses the White House's plan to help support Iraqi security forces.
President Bush announced in a press conference that violence in Iraq is a "serious concern," as the death toll of U.S. troops neared 100 for the month of October. Analysts discuss the administration's evolving Iraq policy.
The U.S. military announced 11 more deaths Wednesday, as Iraqi Prime Minister al-Maliki called for a national reconciliation conference to build political consensus between the warring Shiite and Sunni factions. A journalist in Baghdad discusses the situation there.
In a fresh wave of sectarian attacks in Iraq Monday, more than 100 people were killed. Meanwhile, President Bush assured Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki that the United States has no plans to set a timetable for the removal of U.S.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Scattered explosions left at least 18 dead in Iraq Tuesday, as the Iraqi government went ahead with plans aimed at ending the sectarian violence.
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