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  • August 13, 2003  

    A suspected arms dealer appeared in a federal court Wednesday after his arrest for attempting to arrange the sale of a powerful shoulder-fired missile. Experts discuss the sting operation, and the threat posed to commercial airliners. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2003  

    Liberian President Charles Taylor resigned today.Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2003  

    Liberia’s President Charles Taylor surrendered power to his vice president, Moses Blah, on Monday, beginning his exile in Nigeria and raising hopes that international peacekeepers will be able to stabilize the wartorn African nation. Experts discuss Taylor’s resignation and what it could mean for the country. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2003  

    Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the crop of Democratic presidential candidates, next year’s presidential election and former Vice President Al Gore’s recent criticism of President Bush. Continue reading

  • August 7, 2003   BY Admin 

    As Nigerian peacekeeping troops entered the capital city of Monrovia Thursday, embattled President Charles Taylor cancelled his scheduled appearance before Liberia’s congress. Continue reading

  • August 7, 2003  

    In the wake of a powerful car bomb blast at a luxury hotel in Jakarta Tuesday, an Indonesian court sentenced a man to death Thursday for his role in planning a deadly pair of bombings last October on the resort island of Bali. Experts discuss the challenges involved in the fight against terrorism in the Southeast Asian nation. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2003   BY Admin 

    A powerful car bomb exploded outside of a luxury Marriott hotel in downtown Jakarta Tuesday, killing at least 10 and wounding some 150 others in an apparent suicide attack. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2003  

    A small team of U.S. Marines landed in Liberia. Ray Suarez gets an update from New York Times reporter Somini Sengupta in Monrovia. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2003  

    As a small group of U.S. Marines begins an operation to provide logistical support to African peacekeeping troops in Liberia , NewsHour experts discuss historic ties between the two nations. Continue reading

  • August 5, 2003  

    Nearly every day there are attacks on U.S. and coalition peacekeepers, humanitarian workers, civilians or journalists in Afghanistan. Continue reading