New York Times correspondent Patrick Tyler analyzes 50 years of US policy in the Mideast.
A provincial reconstruction team's visit to a remote area underscores the challenges of winning hearts and minds.
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A task force's findings, urging US leadership, may dovetail with ideas of Obama administration.
His choice of Gates, Clinton, and Jones reflects his goal of building a bipartisan cabinet.
A new interactive video encourages soldiers to seek help to cope with the stress of war.
Hajji Hammadi, a senior member of Al Qaeda in Iraq, was believed by US military officials to have been responsible for the abduction and murder of US Army Staff Sgt. Matt Maupin in 2004.
The Joint Chiefs chairman may come closer to the views of the new president.