Anderson (in LA) talks to Michael (in NYC) about the reason for the spike in American troop deaths this month, as well as the report released today that 7 of 8 studied reconstruction projects have failed.
Michael talks to Paula about the potential fallout if the US withdraws from Iraq now.
Anderson talks to Michael shortly after the war-funding bill was passed. What message does it send to our troops, the Iraqi government, and the Bad Guys?
Another recap of the possible ramifications of a troop withdrawal.
Michael describes what he believes will happen if we pull our troops out of Iraq, as well as what the best-case scenario may look like.
Michael is joined by Kyra Phillips for some discussions about life in Iraq, the current debate on withdrawing our troops, and the consequences one has on the other.
Length: 4:38 / 7:20
Anderson talks to Michael about today's discussions in Washington, and for the first time brings up the possibility of us settling for less than democracy in Iraq. (More on that tomorrow.)
Michael is in NYC, and his first interview is with Paula, where he joins a discussion with Pam Hess of UPI and Rajiv Chandrasekaran. They respond to today's comments from General Petraeus and also some general discussion about the situation.
Having just come back from Diyala, Michael reports tonight on today's suicide bombing that targeted our troops there and killed nine members of the 82nd Airborne.
Tom Foreman talks to Michael about the Diyala embed.
Michael is back from a 9-day embed in Diyala province, and discusses the campaign against al Qaeda in Iraq as that group is squeezed between the surge in Baghdad and the fight to reclaim al Anbar province.
A recorded update on today's events.
Michael talks to Wolf about a particularly lop-sided battle that occurred in Baghdad today (there has GOT to be a way to give our guys the advantage, even in this kind of guerilla fighting...hasn't there?) as well as a female suicide bomber in Diyala province.
A recorded piece on the Najaf demonstration.
Michael talks to Wolf about today's demonstration in Najaf, which was called by Muqtada al-Sadr as a show of solidarity against the US forces.
Michael talks to Fredericka Whitfield about the current status of violence throughout Iraq, as well as Muqtada al-Sadr's latest message to his followers and all Iraqis.
Michael talks to Wolf about a massive explosion in Mahmudiya earlier today, and about Muqtada al-Sadr's very slick call for a national show of unity tomorrow (the fourth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad.)
(Despite what Wolf says at the end of the piece, Michael was not on again.)
Michael reports on a dissident Iranian group of 3800 fighters who have been living on a base north of Baghdad. Since the invasion, US forces have been protecting them and using their intelligence, such as knowledge of Tehran's nuclear program.
Suzanne Malveaux asks Michael about why the Iranians want their Quds Force detainees back so badly.
Lou Dobbs (filling in for Larry King) about politics, pressure, and morale.
Suzanne Malveaux asks Michael whether the Bad Guys are paying attention to American politics.
Michael discusses the release of one of the five Iranians that were captured inside Iraq.
Michael talks to John Roberts about the weekend's events. (And non-events.)
Kyra Phillips joins Michael in Baghdad to talk with Rick Sanchez about the security plan.
Michael recaps the surge's successes and failures so far.
Michael talks to Suzanne Malveaux about the ramifications of the various redeployment plans.
Hala Gorani talks with Michael about the surge, the walk, and the rumor.