President Bush is receiving a deluge of reports and advice, as Congress holds
hearings. Military leaders, government agencies and outside experts
are analyzing every aspect of the troubled war in Iraq. With little
progress in quelling the insurgency and thousands of Iraqis being
killed or forced from their homes each week, many politicians are
demanding a phased withdrawal. Also, Germany breaks up a terrorist plot
against American interests and, on Reporter's Notebook, professional athletes
spend their whole lives preparing to win. How should they act when they
lose? Jim Sterngold guest hosts.
President George W. Bush speaks to members of the Regimental Combat Team-2, Marine Wing Support Combat Patrol at Al Asad Airbase, Al Anbar Province, Iraq.
White House photo by Eric Draper