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Miles O'Brien reports for NOVA on New York City's recovery from Hurricane Sandy.
Downgraded to Tropical Storm, Isaac Batters Gulf with Wind and Downpours…
The Federal Reserve announced Tuesday that it expects to keep its key interest rate near zero for the next two years, where it's been since December 2008. Judy Woodruff discusses how the markets reacted to the announcement with Mesirow Financial's…
In a primetime address Wednesday, President Obama will unveil his plan for the size and pace of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff discusses the politics influencing the president's decisions with The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus and The…
Gen. David Petraeus, the newly appointed U.S. commander in Afghanistan, testified that the U.S. faces a long-term commitment to the war in Afghanistan. Gwen Ifill reports on the general's endorsement by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
In other news, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told troops in Baghdad Friday that the surge in Afghanistan will resemble what happened in Iraq two years ago, and it was widely reported that a CIA drone attack killed a high-level al-Qaida…
Germany has the third largest contingent of forces in Afghanistan, yet among a population still haunted by World War II a deep-rooted anti-war sentiment persists. Margaret Warner reports.
In other news, President Obama further outlined the U.S. timetable for a drawdown in the Afghan war, and Gen. Stanley McChrystal, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, played down concerns about the timetables when he faced lawmakers.
In an excerpt from a conversation with Charlie Rose, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, says ultimate success in the war will depend on the confidence of the Afghan people in their own government.
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