Question/Comment: If deficit spending stimulates the economy then won't imminent plans to wind down the war and trim spending offset any stimulus packages? Paul Solman: Hmmm, interesting point: an argument for continuing the war might be its stimulating…
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…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
After the Democrats won control of Congress in November 2006, fueled largely by public discontent over the continued violence in Iraq, the Republican base of support for the war seemed to have lost some of its leverage.
For students attending schools at hundreds of military installations, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are a constant topic for discussion, even at the youngest of ages. Special correspondent John Merrow reports from one school in Fort Bragg, N.C.
President Bush on Wednesday reiterated his intention to veto legislation that sets a timetable for pulling out of Iraq. The NewsHour reports on the potential showdown between Congress and the president over the war.
Independent Television News' Julian Maynon has been embedded with American army units in Baghdad, tracking the progress of anti-insurgency forces. He filed two reports on the situation.
House Democrats proposed a plan Thursday that would pull U.S. troops from Iraq by August 2008, though the White House has threatened a veto. Two Democratic representatives detail the legislation and discuss its prospects for success.
The U.S. military death toll reached 3,000 troops with the death of a soldier from Texas on the last day of 2006. After a statistical profile of those killed, the NewsHour looks at how families of the fallen are dealing…
By PBS NewsHour
Ethiopian troops in Somalia to defend the country's embattled government exchanged heavy gunfire with Somali Islamist forces Wednesday, a day after an Islamist deadline passed demanding that the Ethiopians leave or face war.
The Iraq Study Group delcared Wednesday that U.S. policy in Iraq 'is not working.' The bipartisan commission called for enhanced diplomatic efforts and a new role for combat forces. Kwame Holman reports Washington's reactions.
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