With much of the world now focused on Afghanistan, what about the war in Iraq? Could the failure of civilian government lead to renewed violence and pull US troops back into action? What would that mean for the surge in Afghanistan? Also, the Senate votes to safeguard coverage for mammograms, and Comcast, NBC-Universal and the future of free, broadcast television.
Banner image: Iraqis hold portraits of Sunni Muslim MP Saleh al-Mutlak, one of the leaders of the new Iraqi National Movement coalition, during a protest in Baquba, northeastern Baghdad, on December 3, 2009 in support of Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi who vetoed an electoral law in an attempt to secure more power for Sunnis. Photo: AFP/Getty Images