Gen. Raymond Odierno outlines the challenges facing US forces as they continue to tamp down violence while working toward a June deadline to withdraw from Iraqi cities.
Combat outposts – some 75 small bases credited with playing a crucial role in turning the tide of the war – are being shut down.
The top commander of ground forces in Iraq says that US troops may stay longer than the June deadline in Baquba and Mosul.
Spc. Brian Hunsuck is the boy next door on the front lines: He lost a friend, nearly lost a leg, and still acts like Beaver Cleaver.
Most of Iraq's internally displaced people are unable to return to their houses. The lack of basic services and an inability to rebuild their war-damaged homes keeps them away.
Speaking from North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune, where thousands of Marines are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan, the president's message was clear: We have a new priority.
The president listens to tactical commanders in extending it to 19 months.
As violence falls in Baghdad, Al Qaeda in Iraq is taking its fight to desert outposts and rural villages.
An emerging backlash against rule by religious parties gives opening to technocrats in Jan. 31 provincial elections.