In Feb. 2007, President Bush called for an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to be sent to Iraq. A year later, violence has decreased, but critics charge that the so-called troop "surge" had little to do with it. Experts discuss violence in Iraq and how life has changed for Iraqi civilians.
David Morris, author of the article "Trophy Town: Ramadi Revisited, October 2007" published in the Virginia Quarterly Review
Stephen Farrell, Baghdad correspondent for The New York Times
Sen. Jack Reed, (D-RI) recently returned from his 11th trip to Iraq