Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met Tuesday with Ayad Allawi to discuss forming a new government and decide who will be prime minister. But the main Shiite, Sunni, and Kurdish factions are still negotiating.
Outlines of hope emerge from the country's earthquake disaster. When experts think outside the box – what do they believe would really save the nation?
Past efforts to uproot the militant group have failed. Obama must try a different tack and focus on Israel and Lebanon.
Ryan Crocker was a major force in helping to turn around Iraq, Presidents Bush and Obama say.
At Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, he announced that all combat troops would depart by Aug. 31, 2010. Following are the president's prepared remarks.
Violence has plummeted and US forces are pulling back, but the year ahead will test the staying power of gains throughout the country.
Gen. David Petraeus, who handed over command on Tuesday to Gen. Raymond Odierno, will lead US Central Command.
The evidence is seen in late-afternoon strolls in the park, meetings with long-missed friends, relief over an improved economy.