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Iraq war strains efforts in Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he backs a pause in troops cuts in Iraq after the first round of pullouts in July, but that could mean more strain on US forces in Afghanistan, where the violence is escalating

Threat of potential Pakistani militias

Pakistan's security forces are continuing to pursue Islamist militias that threaten the northwest city of Peshawar; David Rhode co-wrote a recent article on the topic and he talks with anchor Marco Werman.