With Bush set to leave, the administration tries to nudge forward the process it started in 2007.
In Afghanistan, US and NATO reassess their strategy amid concerns that their efforts are failing.
Camp COPE has helped more than 1,000 children in places ranging from Texas to Florida.
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Japan is quietly emerging as a global trendsetter in pop culture, as well as in green technology and environmental practices.
A growing feud between Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's chief lieutenant, and Sayyed Imam al-Sharif, the jailed ex-leader of Egypt's Islamic Jihad, could weaken support for Al Qaeda.
While President Bush traveled to Baghdad Sunday to hail progress, the war is far from over in places like Mosul where US and Iraqi forces still battle insurgents linked to Al Qaeda in Iraq.