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

  • August 5, 2003  

    Nearly every day there are attacks on U.S. and coalition peacekeepers, humanitarian workers, civilians or journalists in Afghanistan. Ray Suarez and regional experts discuss ongoing efforts to stabilize the country. Continue reading

  • August 5, 2003  

    A car bomb exploded outside a Marriott Hotel in Indonesia, killing at least 14 people and wounding some 150. Margaret Warner talks to Tim Palmer, a correspondent in Indonesia for the Australia Broadcasting Corporation. Continue reading

  • August 4, 2003   BY Admin 

    West African peacekeeping troops began arriving in Liberia’s war-torn capital Monday, as Liberians took to the streets to celebrate what they hope will be an end to 14 years of civil war. Continue reading

  • August 4, 2003  

    The first group of Nigerian-led peacekeepers arrived in Monrovia on Monday. Ray Suarez speaks with Jacques Paul Klein, the U.N. special representative for Liberia; and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the leader of Liberia’s opposition Unity Party, about this development. Continue reading

  • August 4, 2003  

    Asa Hutchinson, undersecretary for border and transportation security in the Department of Homeland Security and Congressman Edward Markey, a member of the House Select Committee on Homeland Security discuss the adequacy of current air safety measures and the need for additional funding in the wake of new terror threats. Continue reading

  • August 1, 2003  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and The Weekly Standard’s David Brooks discuss the latest flap over judicial nominations, President Bush’s press conference and the slight drop in the president’s approval ratings. Continue reading

  • July 30, 2003  

    President Bush talked about the war in Iraq, recent terror threats, al-Qaida’s connection to Saddam Hussein and peace in the Middle East at a White House press conference. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2003  

    President Bush Tuesday rejected a Saudi request to declassify part of a report on the Sept. 11 attacks. Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud made the request so that his government could directly respond to portions of the document that deal with possible links between the Saudi government and the organizers of the attacks. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2003  

    Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told President Bush Tuesday Israel would keep building a West Bank security barrier despite U.S. concerns the barrier could block progress in Middle East peacemaking. Gwen Ifill and guests discuss this development and how Sharon’s stance may affect the prospects for peace in the Middle East. Continue reading

  • July 28, 2003  

    As U.S. troops step up the hunt for Saddam Hussein, New York Times reporter Richard Oppel describes the search strategy and the impact on Iraqi civilians in the region. Continue reading