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

  • June 5, 2003  

    Attorney General John Ashcroft defended the Justice Department’s policies during congressional testimony. Kwame Holman reports on his response to the internal Justice Department report questioning the treatment of many foreigners after 9/11. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2003  

    President Bush ended his six-nation trip with a speech to U.S. troops in Qatar, praising their rebuilding efforts and for making “sure that Iraq is not going to serve as an arsenal for terrorist groups.” Two senators discuss the pace of reconstruction in Iraq and the search for definitive proof of weapons of mass destruction. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2003   BY Admin 

    A special United Nations-backed war crimes court in Sierra Leone on Wednesday indicted Charles Taylor, president of neighboring Liberia. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2003   BY Admin 

    With outbreaks in all the initial hot zones either contained or coming under control, severe acute respiratory syndrome is clearly in decline, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2003   BY Admin 

    After a meeting with President Bush Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon pledged to dismantle illegal Jewish outposts in the West Bank, while Palestinian Prime Minister Mamhoud Abbas again denounced violence. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2003  

    The Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers endorsed the internationally-backed “road map” to Mideast peace during meetings today, including the plan’s call for two independent states existing side-by-side. Three experts discuss the talks. Continue reading

  • June 3, 2003  

    President Bush met with key Arab leaders Tuesday to discuss the fight against terrorism and his attempts to implement a “road map” to Middle East peace ahead of his summit with the Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers. Experts discuss the significance of the meetings and the critical path ahead. Continue reading

  • June 2, 2003   BY Admin 

    President Bush left the annual Group of Eight summit in France Monday to attend talks with Arab leaders on the U.S.-backed "road map" to peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, the final stretch of his trip through Europe and the Middle East. Continue reading

  • June 2, 2003  

    David Sanger of The New York Times details President Bush’s meetings with world leaders at the G-8 diplomatic summit and the president’s arrival in Sharm El-Sheikh, where he will meet with Arab officials. Continue reading

  • May 30, 2003   BY Admin 

    The Bush administration lowered the nationwide terror alert to yellow or "elevated" risk on Friday saying that intelligence information, which had pointed to an increased risk of an attack in the United States 10 days ago, sparked the decrease. Continue reading