The administration might want to move on from the issue, but there's pressure from progressive groups and congressional Democrats for further investigation.
Abusive interrogation techniques in Abu Ghraib followed approval of their use in Guantánamo, says a report by Senate Armed Services Committee.
A soldier, a reconstruction expert, and a peace activist tell of how Iraq has changed – and what more needs to be done.
The bombing is the third major attack in recent days, prompting fears of a spike in violence.
More than 50,000 people have fled government and rebel attacks in Darfur in recent weeks. The International Criminal Court could issue an arrest warrant for President Bashir on Wednesday.
Campaigners are often seen as a threat to national security and influenced by Western interests.
Iraqis are split over whether Muntadhar al-Zeidi, whose trial began Thursday in Baghdad, should be condemned for rudeness or hailed for bravery.
Though largely symbolic, the law could be having lasting implications.
The US military will begin handing over thousands of Iraqis who were captured during the war to Iraqi authorities on Sunday.