Congress hears assessments of Iraq war Important government, military, and independent reports assessing the security and political stability in Iraq are being presented to Congress. They are expected to generate some of the most important congressional debate in U.S. history.11:00 a.m.
Stephen Van Evera: Professor of international relations and security studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Former managing editor of the journal, "International Security," and author of "Causes of War: Power and the Roots of Conflict."
U.S. Central Commander 'optimistic' about Iraq Admiral William Fallon, commander of the U.S. Central Command, says there has been "substantial change" in Iraq that gives him "significant optimism" that "this place may just work out the way we had envisioned."12:00 p.m.
William Fallon: General Fallon is Commander of the United States Central Command.