Newly anointed Democratic heads of key Congressional positions used Sunday talk shows to outline their views on the Iraq war, even before receiving the report from the bipartisan Iraq Study Group. One key Democratic Senator already has a timeline in mind. Senate Armed Services Committee chair-to-be Carl Levin (D-Mich.) said on ABC’s “This Week,” that he wants to see a “phased redeployment of forces from Iraq in four to six months.”
A B-52H bomber at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. executed an emergency landing due to an engine fire early Feb. 23. All crew members are reported unharmed, and the bomber operation at the base continues as usual as of Feb. 27, a base spokesperson told Air & Space Forces Magazine.