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By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen said over the weekend that the United States would send an additional 20,000 to 30,000 forces to Afghanistan by summer as violence in the country continued to rise.
By PBS NewsHour
As Iraqi lawmakers spar over approval of a new U.S.-Iraqi security deal, scores of followers of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took to the streets Friday to protest the pact, chanting slogans and burning an effigy of President George W.
After months of talks, Washington and Baghdad settled upon a draft security deal that would have U.S. troops leave Iraq by the end of 2011 unless Iraq asks them to stay longer.
The U.S. military handed over control of the once-volatile Anbar province to Iraqi forces Monday, marking a milestone in U.S. plans to send troops home.
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.
The killings of three American soldiers in separate attacks in Baghdad on Tuesday brought the monthly death toll for U.S. troops in Iraq to 47, the highest since September, the military reported.
Top foreign policy analysts debated the war in Iraq on Thursday night. Margaret Warner moderated the Iraq debate at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.
While the military is constantly adjusting its tactics to deal with roadside explosives, suicide bombers and other attacks in Iraq, diplomatic efforts to address the root of the violence are evolving as well.
A truck bomb detonated outside a Shiite mosque in one of Baghdad's commercial centers Tuesday, leaving at least 78 people dead and injuring more than 200.
ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz talks about her new book, "The Long Road Home," which details the April 4, 2004 battle between U.S. troops and Iraqi militants in Sadr City, widely considered to be the beginning of the violent insurgency…
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