Nation

  • April 24, 2003   BY Admin 

    Tariq Aziz, the influential deputy prime minister and long-time public face of the Saddam Hussein regime, reportedly surrendered in Baghdad Thursday. Continue reading

  • April 24, 2003  

    During talks with U.S. and Chinese officials in Beijing, a North Korean official reportedly admitted his country has nuclear weapons, and might test, export or even use them if provoked. Jim Lehrer discusses the state of diplomatic play with David Sanger of The New York Times. Continue reading

  • April 24, 2003  

    The Recording Industry Association of America sued four students earlier this month, alleging they operated music-sharing Web sites. Terence Smith reports on the entertainment industry’s efforts to stop the downloading of copyrighted music and film from the Internet. Continue reading

  • April 22, 2003   BY Admin 

    Exercising their new-found religious freedom, hundreds of thousands of Shiites marched to the Holy City of Karbala in Iraq on Tuesday, in a pilgrimage long banned by Saddam Hussein’s regime. Continue reading

  • April 22, 2003  

    Tuesday marked the first day that Shiite Muslims journeyed to Karbala in a pilgrimage banned for decades during Saddam Hussein’s rule. Experts assess the role that religion and politics will play in the new Iraq. Continue reading

  • April 21, 2003   BY Admin 

    Coalition forces have captured four top Iraqi officials in the last three days and may be working with an unidentified former member of the regime to uncover hidden weapons of mass destruction. Continue reading

  • April 21, 2003  

    More than 600 journalists traveled with U.S. forces in Iraq as part of the Pentagon’s embedded journalist program. Two formerly embedded journalists discuss their experiences traveling with the U.S. military, and weigh in on the debate over whether embedding journalists produces balanced war coverage. Continue reading

  • April 21, 2003  

    Some 37,000 noncitizens serve in the active duty U.S. armed forces. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET Los Angeles reports on these servicemembers. Continue reading

  • April 21, 2003  

    Jay Garner, the retired U.S. general appointed as Iraq’s postwar civilian administrator, arrived in Baghdad Monday to spearhead the reconstruction process. Experts discuss the challenges he faces as he embarks on the rebuilding effort. Continue reading

  • April 21, 2003  

    Gwen Ifill speaks with New York Times columnist Tom Friedman about his recent trips to Egypt, Israel, the West Bank, Jordan, Kuwait and southern Iraq. Continue reading