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  • July 25, 2003  

    Ray Suarez speaks with New York Times correspondent Eric Schmitt about the president’s decision to deploy troops to Liberia, their role in aiding West African peacekeepers and the Pentagon’s reluctance to commit additional troops in the wake of the Iraq war. Continue reading

  • July 24, 2003  

    Paul Bremer, the U.S. civil administrator of Iraq, discusses efforts to restore security and revive the Iraqi economy after the U.S.-led war that toppled Saddam Hussein. Continue reading

  • July 23, 2003   BY Admin 

    Iran’s intelligence minister told reporters Wednesday that his government has members of al-Qaida in custody, including top members of the terrorist organization. Continue reading

  • July 23, 2003  

    On the heels of his visit to Iraq, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz discusses the deaths of Uday and Qusay Hussein, reconstruction efforts in postwar Iraq, the ongoing search for Saddam Hussein and the Bush administration’s rationale for engaging in the Iraq war. Continue reading

  • July 23, 2003  

    Middle East experts discuss reaction in the Arab world to the deaths of Saddam Hussein’s sons, as well as varying sentiments toward the United States. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2003  

    U.S. military officials reported Tuesday that Uday and Qusay Hussein, sons of toppled Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, were killed during a firefight with U.S. forces in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2003  

    A delegation from the U.S.-backed interim Iraqi Governing Council attended a meeting of the U.N. Security Council Tuesday. The council is working to establish its legitimacy as Iraq’s political voice. Adnan Pachachi, a member of the council, discusses the elements involved in creating a representative government in Iraq. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2003  

    U.S. military officials reported Tuesday that Uday and Qusay Hussein, sons of toppled Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, were killed during a firefight with U.S. forces in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Experts discuss the raid and the potential effect of the deaths on the stabilization and reconstruction of postwar Iraq. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2003  

    Rebel and government fighters traded gunfire again in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. Gwen Ifill discusses the Liberian conflict with George Ayittey, an economist at American University and the president of the Free Africa Foundation, and Salih Booker, the executive director of Africa Action. Continue reading

  • July 21, 2003  

    Liberia’s capital city came under attack today as embattled President Charles Taylor’s government forces clashed with rebel troops, killing dozens and jeopardizing the humanitarian situation. Gwen Ifill speaks with a reporter and head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs for Liberia. Continue reading