Nation

  • October 6, 2005  

    President Bush reaffirmed the importance of the war in Iraq as part of the broader war on terrorism and outlined the extremist philosophy of the enemy. Following excerpts from the speech, two former U.S. officials discuss President Bush’s strategy against terrorism. Continue reading

  • October 6, 2005  

    The Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of an amendment to the military spending bill that sets new limits on how the U.S. military may interrogate detainees it is holding after a series of scandals involving Iraqi and other prisoners. Continue reading

  • October 6, 2005  

    Jeffrey Brown talks with actor and director George Clooney about his new movie that focuses on journalist Edward R. Murrow’s pursuit of Sen. Joseph McCarthy. Continue reading

  • October 5, 2005  

    Two experts from the humanitarian group Refugees International talk about the ongoing war in the Darfur region of Sudan and the African Union’s efforts to bring stability to the region. Continue reading

  • October 4, 2005  

    After an update on the fighting in western Iraq, a New York Times reporter explains recent political developments in Baghdad, including a change in election rules for the constitutional referendum Oct. 15. Continue reading

  • October 3, 2005   BY Admin 

    U.S. forces launched an offensive against what officials call "a known terrorist sanctuary" in western Iraq over the weekend, while the Iraqi parliament passed a proposal aimed at making it easier to pass the constitution on Oct. 15. Continue reading

  • October 3, 2005  

    Following a background report, a look back at the life of award-winning playwright August Wilson, with actor Anthony Chrisholm, who performed in six of Wilson’s plays, and Kenny Leon, who directed and acted in several of Wilson’s plays. Wilson died Sunday at age 60. Continue reading

  • September 30, 2005   BY Admin 

    After spending 85 days in jail for refusing to disclose a source, New York Times reporter Judith Miller testified before a grand jury Friday after getting a waiver from the confidential source. Continue reading

  • September 30, 2005  

    New York Times reporter Judith Miller testified in front of a grand jury on the leak of a CIA operative’s name. Miller spent 85 days in jail protecting the name of her source until the source gave her a waiver, clearing her to testify. Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig talks about Miller’s testimony. Continue reading

  • September 30, 2005  

    Anthony Shadid, Middle East correspondent for the Washington Post and Pulitzer Prize winner, talks about his book “Night Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s War” and the challenges of reporting in Iraq. Continue reading