As Iraq counts the ballots from Sunday's parliamentary election, Jim Lehrer talks to Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, about how a new government may impact the security situation and the drawdown of U.S. troops.
Iraqis went to the polls this week to cast votes in the country's parliamentary election. With the results forthcoming, Gwen Ifill talks to a reporter in Baghdad about the larger-than-expected turnout, the security situation and how the next government might…
Turnout in Iraq's parliamentary election topped 60 percent, despite a wave of attacks targeting the polls that killed at least 38 people. Gwen Ifill reports.
With more killings in the run-up to Sunday's Iraqi elections, Jim Lehrer gets two perspectives on governance in Iraq from Feisal Istrabadi, former deputy ambassador to the United Nations, and Brian Katulis, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.
Iraq began early voting for its parliamentary elections amid blasts at polling locations that killed at least 17 people and injured more than 30 people. Ray Suarez reports.
In other news, four more American soldiers were killed in Afghanistan over the last 24 hours, and prospects for January elections in Iraq dimmed.
Insurgent attacks in the Iraqi capital killed at least 95 people Wednesday. A Christian Science Monitor journalist provides an update from Baghdad.
Over the weekend, Kurds across the three northern regions of Iraq went to the polls to elect new leaders. The two parties that have controlled the autonomous region for 20 years faced a powerful challenge from a new opposition party.
By PBS NewsHour
More than 40 people died in series of bomb attacks across Iraq Thursday, as the country continues its struggle to improve security.
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.
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