After Talks With Afghan Leader, U.S. Military to Expedite Shift to Support Role…
President Obama sat down with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to discuss the future role of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. While combat forces are scheduled to exit the region in 2014, the two leaders mulled a range of troop level options…
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses U.S. top commander in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McChrystal's assessment of the war, the U.S. stance on the Karzai government and the U.N. General Assembly meeting.
As Taliban insurgents refine their tactics, U.S. and NATO commanders told U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke that they require more troops to combat militants in Afghanistan.
By Anna Shoup
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki have agreed to seek "a general time horizon" for reducing U.S. troops in Iraq as part of a broader security agreement, the White House said Friday.
Sen. John Warner, R-Va., introduced legislation this week calling for a change to President Bush's plan to increase the troop presence in Iraq. Gwen Ifill speaks with the senator about Congress' plans to alter the administration's Iraq strategy.
The NewsHour reports on President Bush's year-end address about the state of U.S. operations in Iraq and a possible short-term increase in troop levels.
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