Politics

  • June 28, 2004   BY Admin 

    In a surprising move, the U.S.-led coalition transferred limited sovereignty to an interim Iraqi government Monday rather than Wednesday as planned in an effort to prevent insurgents from sabotaging the transfer. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2004  

    The Supreme Court dealt a setback to the Bush administration’s war against terrorism, ruling that U.S. citizens and foreigners seized as potential terrorists can challenge their treatment in U.S. courts. Ray Suarez discusses the decisions with National Law Journal Washington bureau chief Marcia Coyle. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2004  

    The U.S.-led coalition handed over limited sovereignty to Iraq, two days earlier than planned in an apparent effort to prevent insurgents from sabotaging the transfer. Following excerpts of President Bush and Prime Minister Blair’s comments on the road ahead, two experts discuss the effort to build a post-Saddam Iraq. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2004  

    The Supreme Court said Monday the Bush administration has the authority to hold “enemy combatants” indefinitely, but the terror suspects have the basic right to a day in court. Two legal experts assess the impact the decisions will have on the legal efforts to combat terrorism. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2004  

    The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq transferred sovereignty to the interim Iraqi government two days ahead of schedule, in an effort to avert possible insurgent attacks. Correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the surprise ceremony in Baghdad. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004   BY Admin 

    As talks began winding down Friday, diplomats reported some constructive discussions between the United States and North Korea but no concrete progress on efforts to persuade the North to dismantle its nuclear arms program. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    Political analysts syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks update the 2004 presidential election and assess the recently released memos concerning the interrogation of suspected terrorists and others. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    The Senate Armed Services Committee today questioned Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz about the U.S. plans to transition authority to the interim Iraqi government. Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman takes a look at the testimony. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    Earlier this year, the U.S. government agreed to grant refugee status to 15,000 members of the Hmong ethnic group which has been homeless since the end of the wars in Indochina. Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro follows a group of Hmong refugees from central Thailand to their new home in St. Paul, Minn. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    As President Bush begins key meetings in Europe with visits to Ireland and Turkey, a group of former diplomats military officers have called for the president’s defeat this fall due to his foreign policy. Two retired foreign service officers debate the president’s record. Continue reading