Politics

  • August 12, 2005  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the declining support of the war in Iraq and whether the United States has a plan to defeat the insurgency. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2005   BY Admin 

    The governing board of the U.N. nuclear watchdog voiced "serious concern" over Iran’s resumption of nuclear activities this week, while leaving the door open for more negotiations. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2005  

    Opponents of Supreme Court nominee John Roberts began airing a television ad Wednesday which focused on an abortion-related case Roberts argued before the Supreme Court during his tenure with the first Bush administration. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2005  

    British authorities may deport 10 foreign nationals considered security threats Thursday, following Prime Minister Blair’s proposed anti-terrorism measures that critics say violate human rights. After an update from Independent Television News, two experts discuss Britain’s new anti-terror laws. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2005   BY Admin 

    Despite U.S. and European calls to maintain a suspension on its nuclear program, Iran took the final steps to open its uranium conversion facility on Wednesday after U.N. inspectors removed seals from the plant’s equipment. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2005  

    President Bush signed a $286.4 billion transportation bill Wednesday, which includes money for projects around the country. Following a background report, an expert discusses the bill’s contents and the politics behind it. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2005  

    The space shuttle Discovery glided to a landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California early Tuesday morning after a 14-day mission. Jeffrey Brown talks about the shuttle’s return and what comes next in NASA’s space program with two experts. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2005  

    The town of Brook Park, Ohio, was devastated in August by the deaths of 20 Marines killed in Iraq. The mostly blue-collar town near Cleveland is remembering its fallen soldiers in a memorial, where parents, siblings, friends and family, many with strong views on U.S. policy in Iraq, come to pay tribute. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2005   BY Admin 

    Israeli security officials on Monday continued with preparations for the highly controversial Gaza settlement pullout, despite Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s surprise resignation in protest to the plan. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2005  

    Before he became the U.S. Attorney in Chicago, Patrick Fitzgerald was involved in cases against John Gambino, the Word Trade Center bombers and Osama bin Laden. Now, Fitzgerald is tackling another high profile case, the federal investigation into the leak of CIA agent Valerie Plame’s identity. Continue reading