Politics

  • April 20, 2004  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on behalf of Afghan war detainees held in a military camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba who want the right to challenge their detentions in the U.S. court system. Continue reading

  • April 20, 2004  

    The Senate Armed Service Committee asked Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Richard Myers today about the recent rise in American causalities in Iraq. Kwame Holman reviews today’s hearing. Continue reading

  • April 20, 2004  

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Richard Myers testified before the Senate Armed Services committee Tuesday about challenges in Iraq. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2004   BY  

    Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians mourning the assassination of Hamas leader Abdel Aziz Rantisi over the weekend called for revenge as the militant group appointed his replacement in secret. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2004  

    Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward’s new book, “Plan of Attack,” alleges President Bush essentially cut out Secretary of State Colin Powell from the planning of the Iraq war, creating tensions between Powell and other White House officials — an assertion they have refuted. Correspondent Spencer Michels provides a report. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2004  

    Amid the ongoing struggle for stability, the U.S.-led coalition is preparing to relinquish sovereignty in Iraq on June 30. Margaret Warner and regional experts discuss the effects of the growing violence and unstable security situation on the political transition. Continue reading

  • April 16, 2004   BY  

    U.S. military and civilian officials met with leaders from Fallujah, a city ringed by U.S. Marines working to root out insurgents operating there, for the first time Friday since the siege of the central city began April 5. Continue reading

  • April 16, 2004   BY  

    As South African President Thabo Mbeki and his party, the African National Congress, celebrated a victory in the country’s election, members of the Landless People’s Movement remained uneasy about the country’s ongoing land redistribution dispute. Continue reading

  • April 16, 2004  

    The following is a clip of President Bush and presidential Democratic contender Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry’s latest remarks on Iraq. Continue reading

  • April 16, 2004  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the 2004 presidential race, recent violence in Iraq, the president’s press conference, and the 9/11 commission hearings. Continue reading