Conflict

Iran's Nuclear Program

August 16, 2004

A panel talks about how the U.S. and its allies continue to grapple with Iran over its nuclear program.

Quality of Life in Iraq

August 2, 2004

Suicide bombings, assassinations and kidnappings are plaguing parts of Iraq, but in other areas the biggest problems are the power supply and the heat. A panel talks about Iraqi civilians' quality of life.

Philip Smucker: "Al Qaeda's Great Escape" (Brassey's)

July 12, 2004

Nearly three years after President Bush declared a war on terrorism, Osama Bin Laden remains at large. A longtime foreign correspondent talks about how the Al Qaeda leader has managed to evade capture so far, and relates his own...

Robert Kurson: "Shadow Divers" (Random House)

July 8, 2004

Journalist Robert Kurson tells the story of "one of the last mysteries of World War II" -- the discovery in 1991 of a German submarine off the coast of New Jersey, and two amateur divers' determination to find out more about it.

NATO's Role in Iraq and Afghanistan

July 8, 2004

The Bush administration wants help in Iraq from its NATO allies, but the breach created by differences over Iraq has not completely healed over. A panel talks about how the U.S. is working with NATO, with a look at NATO-U.S. cooperation...

"Fahrenheit 9/11"

July 6, 2004

Diane and her guests talk about the political implications of Michael Moore's new documentary on the Bush administration, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the war on Iraq.

Pamela Constable: "Fragments of Grace" (Brassey's)

July 2, 2004

Washington Post correspondent Pamela Constable has been reporting from some of the world's hottest hotspots for years -- most recently from Afghanistan and Iraq. She talks about what drew her to such a dangerous line of work, and what she...

Reclassifying Security Information

June 28, 2004

Former FBI translator and interpreter Sibel Edmonds and the Project on Government Oversight have sued Attorney General John Ashcroft and the Justice Department for reclassifying national security information having to do with the FBI and...

U.S. Military Personnel and Policies

June 7, 2004

The latest "stop loss" order means thousands of troops who are heading out soon for Iraq or Afghanistan may see their tours of duty extended. A panel talks about this policy and other military matters, including training, supply...

Ahmed Chalabi

June 3, 2004

Ahmed Chalabi and his contacts in the Iraqi exile community helped the Bush administration make its case against Iraq. Today the U.S. has cut off funds to Chalabi's political party and accused him of revealing sensitive information to...

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