Human rights lawyers say the US should intervene to safeguard the Iranians at Camp Ashraf, which was raided by Iraqi security forces July 28.
The national security adviser said on Sunday that new strategies need time to work. But the US will not stay 10 years.
A new code of conduct had urged fighters to avoid civilian deaths.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has agreed to host the Pentagon's narcotics-interdiction flight operations, which were recently kicked out of Ecuador.
Laura Ling and Euna Lee wanted to generate discussion about 'important issues.' By returning to the US today, they have.
US and Pakistani forces have been homing in on Baitullah Mehsud with missile attacks on his stronghold in South Waziristan.