The Americans are set to transfer control of the once-restive Sunni province to Iraq, but many in Anbar question just how much real power the US is willing to relinquish.
Bombings this week in Sunni areas of Iraqi have killed more than 100 people.
Do Americans truly appreciate the sacrifice that this marine made on their behalf?
In an interview, a member of the Islamic Army of Iraq speaks of his group's long-term goals.
While the Sunni heartland has largely turned against Al Qaeda in Iraq, insurgents are still doing battle in the 'wild' reaches of the province.
Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker will describe Iraq's fragile state this week on Capitol Hill.
Navy SEAL Michael Monsoor will posthumously receive the award, only the third time it has been bestowed during the Iraq war.
Troop levels could settle at 'presurge' levels of 140,000.