The Bush Administration plans to lower the number of U.S. troops in Iraq to "pre-surge" levels by July, and today, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he favors a pause in troop withdrawals after that;
Suicide bombers struck Iraqi army targets in Diyala province today and at least 35 people were killed, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Major Neal Fisher, a spokesman for coalition forces in northern Iraq.
The kind of attacks Baghdad suffered today has become less and less common in much of Iraq. The reduction in violence is allowing American troops to engage with the local population in ways that would have been unthinkable just last year.
The Army has added a new feature to its web site. According to the Army, potential recruits can now email their questions about Army life to soldiers deployed in Iraq. The World's Katy Clark has the story.