International Roundup

March 4, 2002

A panel of journalists talks about opinions abroad on U.S. foreign policy, the fight against terrorism, multilateral cooperation, managing the global economy, and other issues.

Richard Brookheiser: "America's First Dynasty" (Free Press)

February 18, 2002

On President's Day, journalist and presidential biographer Richard Brookheiser talks about the life stories and legacies of four prominent Adamses: President John Adams, his son President John Quincy Adams, diplomat Charles Adams and...

Virginia Governor Mark Warner

February 15, 2002

Virginia's new governor, Democrat Mark Warner, joins Diane to talk about Virginia's most pressing issues, including the state's short- and long-term economic troubles, its DNA database, teacher salaries, partisan politics in Richmond, and...

Campaign Finance Reform

February 13, 2002

A panel talks with Diane about the debate and possible vote on campaign finance reform this week in the House of Representatives.

The President's Budget

February 5, 2002

President Bush presented his budget to Congress on Monday, featuring a $48 billion boost for defense spending and emphasizing performance criteria as the basis of funding decisions for the government's many agencies and programs. A panel...

Omar Samad

February 4, 2002

Omar Samad recently became the spokesman for the new foreign minister of Afghanistan after living in exile for more than 20 years. Samad joins Diane in the studio to talk about what he witnessed during his recent visit to his home country...

Cheney Task Force Documents

January 31, 2002

The General Accounting Office is suing the White House for documents related to conversations between Vice President Dick Cheney's energy task force and top executives from energy companies, including the failed Enron Corp. A panel talks...

State of the Union

January 30, 2002

A panel of political watchers discusses President Bush's first annual State of the Union address.

U.S. in the Philippines

January 28, 2002

U.S. military advisors are in the Philippines to help that country quell instability caused by Muslim separatist groups, including a terrorist organization called Abu Sayyaf that has been linked to al Qaeda. A panel talks about how these...

Robert Kaplan: "Warrior Politics" (Random House)

January 24, 2002

Journalist and foreign affairs expert Robert Kaplan looks to the past to identify the leadership qualities called for in the 21st Century. His new book examines the ideas and actions of Sun-Tzu, Machiavelli, Churchill and many others who...

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