Occupation of Iraq


Joint patrols in northern Iraq

In Iraq, the northern part of the country remains divided among competing ethnic groups. Ben Gilbert reports that US forces there have organized joint patrols to get the rival groups to work together.

Iraq bombings

Host Lisa Mullins gets the latest on the bombings that killed at least 70 people in Iraq today from the BBC's Crispin Thorold; Sunni insurgents are suspected of being responsible for the violence.


Iraq's Paralympics team

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on Iraq's Paralympic Team, which is competing in Beijing. Many of the team's members have been affected by the current war in their country, though some were wounded in previous conflicts, such as the Iran-Iraq War.


Rice visits Middle East

Rice is asking Arab allies for financial and political support for the rebuilding of Iraq, but few are stepping up to help the Iraqi government as much as the Bush administration would like.

Lifestyle & Belief

Life in Iraq

For the Iraqi people, life might be less dangerous now than it was at the height of the insurgency. But it's still a daily challenge. Reporter Farnaz Fassihi covered Iraq for the Wall Street Journal from 2002 to 2006.


Progress in Iraq

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with Anthony Shadid, Baghdad correspondent for the New York Times, about the stalled progress in Iraq. Iraqis are still unable to form a government nearly seven months after elections, and insurgent violence is not going away.