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Iraq's relative quiet

The World's Jason Margolis reports on the relative calm in Basra and Baghdad today; there was violence

U.S. joins Iraqi assault on militias

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Crispin Thorold in Baghdad, about the on-going battle against Shiite militias in Iraq; Iraqi government forces have led the assault, but U.S. forces have now supported the Iraqis with air strikes.

Iraq sets deadline for militias

The World's Jason Margolis has the latest on the showdown between the Iraqi government and Shiite militants, as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has given the militants a deadline of 72 hours to lay down their weapons.

Basra's significance

The World's Matthew Bell reports on how the battle against militias in Basra could affect the U-S military effort throughout Iraq.

Basra's significance

The World's Matthew Bell reports on how the battle against militias in Basra could affect the U-S military effort throughout Iraq.

Iraq sets deadline for militias

The World's Jason Margolis has the latest on the showdown between the Iraqi government and Shiite militants, as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has given the militants a deadline of 72 hours to lay down their weapons.

U.S. joins Iraqi assault on militias

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Crispin Thorold in Baghdad, about the on-going battle against Shiite militias in Iraq; Iraqi government forces have led the assault, but U.S. forces have now supported the Iraqis with air strikes.

Iraq's relative quiet

The World's Jason Margolis reports on the relative calm in Basra and Baghdad today; there was violence