Politics

  • July 12, 2004  

    In the wake of a scathing Senate report on the CIA’s pre-Iraq war efforts, members of Congress have called for major reforms of the agency and for the president to quickly appoint a new director. Two former CIA officials assess the need for reform and who should lead the embattled intelligence agency. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2004  

    Gold-medal sprinter Marion Jones has avoided indictment in the BALCO performance-enhancing drug investigation, but she failed in another high-profile trial, the U.S. Olympic qualifying race for the 100-meter dash on Saturday in Sacramento, Calif. Ray Suarez discusses the doping scandal with sports reporter Elliott Almond. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2004  

    Iraqi Interim President Ghazi al-Yawer agreed Monday to offer amnesty to insurgents who are not accused of violent crimes like the murder of three American troops over the weekend. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest diplomatic and military developments in Iraq with Washington Post correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran in Baghdad. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004   BY Admin 

    A bipartisan Senate report released Friday found that U.S. intelligence agencies fell victim to "group think" assumptions about Iraq that led to incorrect assessments of Saddam Hussein’s weapons programs. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004  

    Jeffrey Brown gets additional perspectives on the committee’s findings from David Kay, the former lead weapons inspector in Iraq for the United Nations and the United States; Larry Johnson, a former CIA analyst and State Department official; and Peter Brookes, a former deputy assistant secretary of Defense. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004  

    The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report chiding the CIA and other intelligence agencies for failures in their analysis of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction programs prior to the U.S.-led invasion last spring. Kwame Holman reviews the committee’s report. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004  

    The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Friday highly critical of the CIA and other intelligence agencies for failures in their analysis of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction programs prior to the U.S.-led invasion last spring. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004  

    Political analysts syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s events including the Senate’s release of a report critical of the CIA’s prewar intelligence and Sen. John Kerry’s choice of Sen. John Edwards for his vice presidential running mate. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2004   BY Admin 

    Former Enron Chairman and Chief Executive Kenneth Lay surrendered to the FBI in Houston Thursday morning and pleaded not guilty to 11 federal criminal counts stemming from the 2001 collapse of the once formidable energy trading company. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2004  

    The nearly 600 prisoners the Department of Defense has detained at Guantanamo Bay as “enemy combatants” may begin to challenge their designation in federal court for the first time next week. Continue reading