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  • April 1, 2009   BY  

    Following a meeting between President Barack Obama and Russian President Dimtry Medvedev in London ahead of the G20 economic summit, the following joint statement from the two leaders was released by the White House Press Office. Continue reading

  • April 24, 2008  

    CIA officials briefed House and Senate members Thursday on classified evidence, including a video, linking North Korea to a Syrian nuclear facility that Israel bombed in September 2007. A reporter discusses the details of the emerging story. Continue reading

  • March 11, 2008  

    The top military commander for the Middle East, Admiral William J. Fallon, resigned Tuesday amid speculation that he disagreed with the Bush administration’s policy toward Iran. Time magazine reporter Mark Thompson details the story. Continue reading

  • December 27, 2007  

    World leaders condemned the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Thursday, saying her death was an attack on democratic reforms and civic society in the restive South Asian nation. Regional experts examine what her death may mean for Pakistan’s political future. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2007  

    GOP and Democratic lawmakers have sparred in recent weeks over a massive spending bill that, in addition to funding domestic programs, also seeks to include funds for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., discusses legislative battles on Capitol Hill over spending and energy legislation. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2007  

    Just over a year into her term as House leader in the new Democratic-majority Congress, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D- Calif., discusses the latest developments from Capitol Hill, including spending bill battles, new energy legislation, the controversy over CIA interrogation tapes and U.S. policy on Iran and Iraq. Continue reading

  • December 7, 2007  

    CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden said his agency had destroyed tapes of terror suspect interrogations, a new report revealed surprising information on Iran’s nuclear program and presidential candidate Mitt Romney discussed his Mormon faith in a key speech. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week in the news. Continue reading

  • December 5, 2007  

    Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte just returned from a trip to the Middle East where he urged Iraqi lawmakers to push through newly-crafted legislation. In an interview with Jim Lehrer, Negroponte discusses his trip to Iraq and a new intelligence report detailing the limits of Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Continue reading

  • December 4, 2007  

    A day after a new intelligence report found that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003, President Bush warned that Iran remains a threat and could restart its weapons program at any time. Two members of the Senate Intelligence Committee discuss the report and U.S. policy on Iran. Continue reading

  • December 3, 2007  

    A U.S. National Intelligence Estimate report released Monday found that Iran stopped developing nuclear weapons in 2003, but continues to enrich uranium and could still develop atomic arms in the future. Two intelligence experts discuss the findings and what they may mean for diplomatic relations between Iran and the U.S. Continue reading

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