Occupation of Iraq

Conflict & Justice

Assessing the surge

New York Times military correspondent Michael Gordon talks with anchor Lisa Mullins about the importance of the military surge in Iraq and other factors affecting security in the country.

Politics

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.

Sports

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.