Fourteen hours after his first appearance this morning, Michael talks to Anderson Cooper (as well as Ed Henry) about the announced plans for withdrawing the troops from Iraq.
Wolf sits in for Campbell Brown and takes a lengthy look at the plans for withdrawing the troops from Iraq in a discussion with Michael, Christiane Amanpour, and Chris Lawrence.
Wolf Blitzer talks to Michael about the Mexican drug cartels' war with the police/Army there, and Michael points out some unpleasant parallels to the civil war he covered in Iraq.
Michael discusses the logistics of the drawdown with Max Foster.
Michael Holmes asks whether Iraq is ready for the drawdown.
TJ Holmes talks to Michael as well as Joe Klein from Time Magazine about the president's plans for removing the troops from Iraq.
Michael speaks with Hala Gorani about the plans for troop withdrawal from Iraq. One of the president's points was that we will continue training Iraqi security forces as long as they stay clear of sectarian alignments; when Hala asks whether that can even be measured, Michael retorts "How long is a piece of string?"
Jim Clancy speaks with Michael (in NY) and Barbara Starr (in DC) about the plans to withdraw the troops from Iraq. Jim also asks about the 800-pound gorilla in the room: Iran.
John Roberts discusses the Iraq/Afghanistan war plans with Michael, Christiane Amanpour, and General George Joulwan (Ret.). During the discussion, Michael says he may soon be heading for Afghanistan. Stay tuned...
Two very different pieces tonight: first, Michael joins Anderson Cooper in the NY studio and David Gergen (by video) to discuss the budget plans as they will affect the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Then, his "360 Dispatch" about the cartel wars in Juarez, Mexico, followed by more discussion with Anderson.
Length: 4:46 / 6:36
Michael is in Juarez, Mexico, reporting on the drug cartels and their apparent intimidation of a local police chief. The first clip is from CNN.com; the second one is part of a longer piece that ran on International. (Sharon pegged the translator VO in the second piece as Tommy. Good ears!)
Length: 4:32 / 0:35
Fareed Zakaria hosts a panel consisting of Michael (in New York), Former US Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk (in Washington), and Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Barham Salih (in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq). They discuss the provincial elections and the way forward.
Michael speaks with John Roberts about a woman arrested in Iraq who had been recruiting female suicide bombers. How and why she had found so many who were willing to participate is truly heartbreaking.
Michael talks to Campbell Brown about the Newsweek article and whether sending another 30,000 troops will really help. (Seems like he's been answering that one for months. Oh wait... he has been!) They also discuss the Iraqi elections.
Wolf Blitzer talks to Michael about the Iraqi elections as well as what faces US troops as they are more deeply involved in Afghanistan, long known as "the graveyard of empires."
Michael talks to Kiran Chetry about the weekend elections in Iraq and what they might signal for the future.