In Iraq, sectarian violence between Sunni and Shia ethnic groups is once again spiking. Journalist Sahar Issa lives in Baghdad. She tells anchor Marco Werman that the hours after prayers on Friday are an especially fearful time in the capital.
Violence is spreading in Iraq's western Anbar province engulfing two key cities — Fallujah and Ramadi. Many Americans remember Fallujah and Anbar province as places where US soldiers fought and died. Retired US Army Colonel Peter Mansoor knows the area well and says the US government should re-engage.
More than half of all Iraqis are under the age of 20. But as most of the country is gripped by violence and instability, opportunities for young Iraqis are evaporating, and more and more are emigrating abroad. One group of friends say they’re determined to break that trend.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter John Goetz about an Iraqi defector codenamed "Curveball;ï¿½ the defector was the source of faulty intelligence used by the Bush Administration in making its case for the invasion of Iraq.
Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from Sunday's bombings in Baghdad to 155. The co-ordinated attacks were Baghdad's bloodiest since April 2007. The World's Jason Margolis takes a look at what's been going on in Iraq.
President Barack Obama says a "new chapter in American diplomacy" has been turned after the Arab Spring uprisings. "It will be the policy of the US to promote reform, and to support transitions to democracy," he said. Jeb Sharp reports.