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Find all of the PBS NewsHour’s international reporting and analysis.

  • February 1, 2004  

    Political analyst Yaron Ezrahi discusses the factors that led the Israeli government to begin building the barrier. Ezrahi also shares his fears that the fence will hinder the peace process. Continue reading

  • February 1, 2004  

    Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom explains why his government thinks the fence is necessary. He tells Elizabeth Farnsworth,”we have the responsibility to protect our people and that’s why we’re building this fence.” Continue reading

  • February 1, 2004  

    Salim Tamari, director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies, explains his opposition to the fence Israel is building and shares his thoughts on the obstacles to peace in the region. Continue reading

  • January 29, 2004  

    Former chief U.S. weapons inspector David Kay told Congress Wednesday that U.S. prewar weapons intelligence assessments on Iraq, which led to the American invasion, were “almost all wrong.” Jim Lehrer speaks with Kay about his findings and why an independent investigation into the alleged intelligence failure was crucial. Continue reading

  • January 28, 2004  

    Former lead U.S. weapons inspector David Kay testified today before Congress that he does not believe Iraq had any active programs to produce weapons of mass destruction at the time the United States invaded the country in March. Kwame Holman reports on Kay’s testimony and its partisan reception. Continue reading

  • January 28, 2004  

    Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Carl Levin, D-Mich., discuss former lead U.S. weapons inspector David Kay’s testimony before Congress Wednesday. Kay said he did not believe Iraq had an active program to produce weapons of mass destruction at the time the United States invaded the country in March. Continue reading

  • January 27, 2004   BY Admin 

    A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of NATO-led security forces in Kabul on Tuesday morning, killing a Canadian soldier and an Afghan civilian. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the act. Continue reading

  • January 27, 2004  

    The federal commission investigating the attacks of Sept. 11 wrapped up two days of testimony on what occurred that day. Terence Smith reports on the findings. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2004   BY Admin 

    Charles Duelfer, the highest-ranking American among U.N. weapons inspectors during Saddam Hussein’s regime, will take over as head of the U.S. team searching for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, the CIA announced Friday. Continue reading

  • January 22, 2004  

    Top airline industry executives met in Washington Thursday to develop an industry-wide standard for sharing confidential passenger information with federal antiterrorism officials. Experts explain and debate the proposal. Continue reading