Politics

  • February 14, 2003  

    The United Nations Security Council met Friday to hear the latest report by top U.N. weapons inspectors on their teams’ progress in Iraq. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft discuss the state of world opinion toward the Iraq debate. Continue reading

  • February 14, 2003  

    Secretary of State Colin Powell and foreign ministers from across the globe respond to Blix and ElBaradei’s reports. Continue reading

  • February 14, 2003  

    Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week’s news, including the potential for war with Iraq and the state of homeland security. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2003  

    Hans Blix will report his findings to the Security Council on Feb. 13. Margaret Warner talks with both friends and critics of the U.N.’s chief inspector. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2003  

    NASA released copies of an e-mail by one of their engineers, which warned of catastrophic consequences to the shuttle Columbia from the piece of foam insulation that struck the shuttle during liftoff. Ray Suarez discusses the investigation and NASA’s safety concerns with Donna Shirley and William Kauffman. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2003  

    Kwame Holman reports on the continuing struggle in the Senate over the confirmation of judicial nominee Miguel Estrada. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2003   BY  

    Texas’ highest criminal court on Wednesday rejected the PBS Frontline program’s request to videotape jury deliberation of a death penalty trial of a minor. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2003  

    Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan today praised President Bush’s tax cut plan and warned about growing budget deficits. Paul Solman assesses the impact of the proposal to end dividend taxation. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2003  

    Gwen Ifill moderates a dialogue on the confrontation with Iraq. Joining her are the president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the chairman of the Defense Policy Board, an advisory panel to the Pentagon. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2003   BY  

    The heads of the FBI and CIA reported to Congress that al-Qaida, the loosely defined terrorist network headed by Saudi exile Osama bin Laden, remains a potent enemy, bent on launching further attacks on American targets domestically and overseas. Continue reading