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  • April 9, 2003  

    Los Angeles Times reporter John Daniszewski discusses details of the fall of Baghdad. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003  

    As military efforts in Baghdad continue, conditions are worsening for aid agencies such as the International Committee of the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders, both of whom suspended operations in Baghdad following the death of a Red Cross employee. Margaret Warner discusses the humanitarian situation. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003  

    As Iraqis hail the fall of Saddam’s Baghdad, experts look ahead to the Bush administration’s plans for a postwar Iraq, the feat of internationalizing the country’s transition, and the difficulty of creating a democracy in an undemocratic region. Continue reading

  • April 8, 2003   BY Admin 

    U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair that the United Nations would have a "vital" role to play in post-war Iraq and that control of a new government would be turned over to the Iraqi people as soon as possible. Continue reading

  • April 8, 2003  

    President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday that the United Nations would have a “vital” role to perform in post-war Iraq. Experts discuss the prospects for Iraq in the wake of the U.S.-led military campaign and what roles the international community may play in deciding its future. Continue reading

  • April 6, 2003  

    After a background report including comments from Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Gwen Ifill discusses postwar reconstruction and governance in Iraq, and what the roles of the U.S., U.N., and other entities may be. Continue reading

  • April 5, 2003   BY Admin 

    North Korea said Saturday that it would reject any ruling by the U.N. Security Council regarding Pyongyang’s nuclear development. Continue reading

  • April 5, 2003  

    Following a report on plans to distribute humanitarian aid to the Iraqi people, Margaret Warner discusses the complicated task with Retired Air Force Colonel Sam Gardiner, Ross Mountain from the United Nations Office of Humanitarian Action; and Ray Offenhesier, president of OXFAM America, a leading humanitarian agency. Continue reading

  • April 3, 2003   BY Admin 

    U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday the U.S. and Britain must take the lead role in Iraq’s post-war reconstruction, but there would also be significant roles for both the United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Continue reading

  • April 2, 2003   BY Admin 

    The World Health Organization urged travelers Wednesday to avoid Hong Kong and China’s southern Guangdong province, where a mysterious flu-like disease has been spreading rapidly. Continue reading