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Iraq wants foreign troops out after airstrike

Iraq's parliament called on Sunday for US and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the US killing of a top Iranian general, and President Donald Trump doubled down on threats to target Iranian sites if Tehran retaliates.

Conflict

US strike kills top Iranian commander

Iran threatened on Friday to hit back hard after a US air strike in Baghdad killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran's elite Quds Force and architect of its growing military influence in the Middle East.

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Global Politics

2012 Budget Aims to Cut Deficit

President Obama's 2012 federal budget proposal is out and the debate over spending has begun. This comes while the 2011 budget has yet to be resolved. For the GOP it's all about cutting, so will the president's proposed budget make it through Congress?

Conflict & Justice

Promoting democracy in the Middle East

Some activists in Egypt say a US program to promote democracy in the Middle East may have helped the recent political revolution in Cairo. Anchor Lisa Mullins discusses the program, called the Middle East Partnership Initiative, with Stephen McInerney.