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  • March 15, 2004  

    Reverberations continued across Europe today from Sunday’s elections in Spain, where Socialists swept the ruling Conservatives out of office over the issue of Spain’s support of the Iraq war. Ray Suarez gets an update from Madrid from Washington Post correspondent Keith Richburg. Continue reading

  • March 15, 2004  

    Reverberations continued across Europe from the elections in Spain, where Socialists swept the ruling Conservatives out of office over the issue of Spain’s support of the Iraq war. Margaret Warner looks at the election’s ramifications for European and U.S-Spain relations, as well as the Iraqi coalition and the war on terror. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2004  

    Millions of Spaniards took to the streets Friday to mourn the hundreds killed and injured in Thursday’s train blasts in Madrid. Spain’s ambassador to the United States Javier Ruperez describes his nation’s efforts to catch the bombers and his own kidnapping by the Basque separatist group ETA, the lead suspect. Continue reading

  • March 11, 2004   BY Admin 

    A series of powerful explosions that ripped through commuter trains in the Madrid area Thursday killed at least 190 people and injured more than 1,000 in the country’s worst-ever terror attack. Continue reading

  • March 11, 2004  

    At least 190 people were killed when a series of bombs exploded in Madrid, Spain today. Ray Suarez discusses the situation with Michael Radu, chairman of the Center on Terrorism and Counterterrorism at the Foreign Policy Research and Institute, and Richard Gardner, former U.S. ambassador to Spain under President Clinton. Continue reading

  • March 10, 2004  

    American forces will intervene to stop Haitian-against-Haitian violence, the U.S. military said this week. Congress, meanwhile, contemplated how to best stabilize Haiti at a hearing Wednesday. Gwen Ifill discusses the situation with two senators who were at the hearing. Continue reading

  • March 10, 2004  

    Some 130,000 U.S. soldiers are returning from service in Iraq as part of the largest troop rotation since World War II. Betty Ann Bowser talks to some of those soldiers about the challenges they faced in the war-torn nation. Continue reading

  • March 8, 2004  

    Members of Iraq’s Governing Council signed an interim constitution Monday that is geared toward helping the country prepare for self-rule after the U.S.-led coalition transfers power in June. Gwen Ifill discusses the significance of this transitional law with two regional experts. Continue reading

  • March 5, 2004   BY Admin 

    President Bush’s reelection campaign came under fire Friday, as some families of Sept. 11 victims and firefighters protested that the new TV commercials using images from the terror attacks were exploiting the tragedy for political gain. Continue reading

  • March 4, 2004   BY Admin 

    Germany’s highest court Thursday overturned the world’s only conviction related to the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, ordering the retrial of a Moroccan man with alleged ties to a Hamburg-based al-Qaida terror cell. Continue reading