Conflict

"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...

Gen. Anthony Zinni: "Battle Ready" (Putnam)

June 1, 2004

Retired General Anthony Zinni shares his critiques on how the war in Iraq was planned and carried out, and his views on other military matters. His new book about his four-decade military career is co-authored with best-selling novelist...

Threat of Terrorism

June 1, 2004

Twenty-two people died in Saudi Arabia this weekend in an al Qaeda attack and hostage-taking, and in the Saudi rescue operation. Here in the U.S., Americans heard mixed messages on terrorism from Bush administration officials. A...

Buzz Williams: "Spare Parts" (Gotham Books) (Rebroadcast)

May 31, 2004

A former Marine reservist talks with Diane about his training, the special challenges of serving in the reserve military, and going to war in the Persian Gulf in 1990.

European & Arab Media on the U.S. in Iraq

May 24, 2004

Diane talks with journalists from Great Britain, Germany, Lebanon, and Spain about U.S. operations in Iraq and the hopes for democracy there.

Frederick Hitz: "The Great Game" (Knopf)

May 18, 2004

The former inspector general of the CIA compares the classics of spy literature to the stark realities of the actual world of espionage.

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