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  • February 23, 2004  

    Haitian rebels gained control of nearly all the northern territory of the Caribbean country, after invading the city of Cap-Haitien yesterday. Ray Suarez speaks with National Public Radio correspondent Martin Kaste in Port-au-Prince about the threatened invasion of the capital city. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2004  

    Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge met with the members of the National Governors Association yesterday about homeland security issues. Gwen Ifill discusses homeland security, health care, taxes and education with National Governors Association Chairman Gov. Dirk Kempthorne, R-Idaho, and Vice Chairman Gov. Mark Warner, D-Va. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2004  

    The Department of Homeland Security was created last March with the merger of 22 federal agencies and 180,000 employees. Margaret Warner asks Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge for a progress report as the first anniversary of the department approaches. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004   BY Admin 

    Iraqi leaders offered mixed reactions Friday to a U.N. recommendation against holding elections before the U.S. transfer of power to an interim Iraqi administration by July 1. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2004  

    Americans in Haiti flocked to airports to find a way out, as the two-week-old rebel uprising threatened to spread. Margaret Warner discusses the turbulent current political situation with New York Times reporter Lydia Polgreen in Port-au-Prince. Continue reading

  • February 17, 2004  

    Amid continuing violence in Iraq, several members of the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Governing Council have said they do not support an American initiative to hold regional caucuses to choose an interim government. An expert panel considers what the latest developments say about Iraq’s politics and security. Continue reading

  • February 16, 2004  

    Up to 50 people have been killed in Haiti over the past ten days in clashes between anti-government forces and those loyal to President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Ray Suarez speaks with two regional experts about the roots of the conflict, Aristide’s presidency and the U.S. role in ensuring democracy in Haiti. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2004   BY Admin 

    A spokesman for the U.N. envoy sent to Iraq to determine if early elections are possible said Friday that a vote could not be held before the June 30 transfer to Iraqi sovereignty. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2004  

    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced that the 660 or so alleged al-Qaida and Taliban fighters, who are being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may apply annually for release. Margaret Warner discusses the policy change. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004  

    The White House and the Sept. 11 commission reached an agreement Tuesday giving all panel members access to details from highly classified presidential briefing papers. Commission Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton discuss their investigation with Gwen Ifill. Continue reading