Conflict

Olson & Cloud: "A Question of Honor" (Knopf)

September 29, 2003

After the Nazis invaded their country in 1939, a group of Polish fighter pilots made their way to England to fight the Germans. They recorded one of the best records against the Luftwaffe and made a major contribution to winning World...

The War on Terrorism

September 9, 2003

President Bush has pledged to do what is necessary and to spend what is necessary in the war against terrorism. It will, he says, take both time and sacrifice. A panel discusses the direction, scope, and cost of the administration's...

U.S. Commitment in Iraq

September 3, 2003

A car bomb exploded outside a police station in Baghdad Tuesday killing one and injuring at least 12 others. Two analysts join Diane to talk about the U.S. role in Iraq and the ongoing security concerns.

Liberia

August 11, 2003

U.N. Special Representative to Liberia Jacques Klein talks with guest host Steve Roberts about the latest news from the troubled West African nation, the role of the U.S. in peacekeeping efforts, and plans for a U.N. mission if and when...

Israel's Security Fence

August 6, 2003

Israel calls it a security fence, Palestinians call it a wall of apartheid, and President Bush calls it a problem. A panel talks about the barrier Israel is building and how it might affect the prospects for peace in the Middle East.

Osama bin Laden/Al Queda

August 4, 2003

The warning last week of a possible terrorist attack involving a hijacked plane serves as a grim reminder that the Al Qaeda network is still very much a threat to our nation's security. A panel joins Diane for an update on the war on...

Saddam's Sons

July 23, 2003

Saddam Hussein's two sons have been killed in a fire fight with U.S troops. Diane and her guests talk about this latest development in Iraq and some of the possible political implications.

Iraq Update

July 21, 2003

U.S. troops are likely to be in Iraq at least through next spring, much longer than some officials originally projected. As America keeps careful count of its Iraq casualties, Diane and her guests talk about why troops are in Iraq for the...

Guantanamo Detainees

July 8, 2003

A conversation about the plans underway for charging or releasing the 680 people at the U.S. military facility in Guantanamo, Cuba, many of whom have been there since the fall of 2001.

Rebuilding Iraq

July 2, 2003

U.S and British commanders in Iraq have permission to form city councils and select interim provincial governors but rebuilding efforts continue to be hindered by sporadic but lethal attacks. A panel joins Diane to talk about 'the...

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