NATO troops continued their push into Taliban strongholds in Afghanistan, centered on the city of Marja, PBS Newshour. Map of the area, New York Times. Some civilians have been killed in the fighting, Associated Press.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the Middle East. Clinton said she is concerned that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have supplanted the government of Iran, leading it in the direction of a military dictatorship, New York Times.