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  • July 23, 2003  

    Middle East experts discuss reaction in the Arab world to the deaths of Saddam Hussein’s sons, as well as varying sentiments toward the United States. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2003  

    U.S. military officials reported Tuesday that Uday and Qusay Hussein, sons of toppled Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, were killed during a firefight with U.S. forces in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Experts discuss the raid and the potential effect of the deaths on the stabilization and reconstruction of postwar Iraq. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2003  

    Rebel and government fighters traded gunfire again in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. Gwen Ifill discusses the Liberian conflict with George Ayittey, an economist at American University and the president of the Free Africa Foundation, and Salih Booker, the executive director of Africa Action. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2003  

    U.S. military officials reported Tuesday that Uday and Qusay Hussein, sons of toppled Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, were killed during a firefight with U.S. forces in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2003  

    A delegation from the U.S.-backed interim Iraqi Governing Council attended a meeting of the U.N. Security Council Tuesday. The council is working to establish its legitimacy as Iraq’s political voice. Adnan Pachachi, a member of the council, discusses the elements involved in creating a representative government in Iraq. Continue reading

  • July 21, 2003  

    Liberia’s capital city came under attack today as embattled President Charles Taylor’s government forces clashed with rebel troops, killing dozens and jeopardizing the humanitarian situation. Gwen Ifill speaks with a reporter and head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs for Liberia. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2003  

    Two members of the Senate Intelligence Committee discuss the controversy over the Bush administration’s prewar intelligence on Iraq’s weapons program and its decision to release previously classified information to justify its case for going to war with Iraq. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2003  

    The White House released excerpts from a classified October 2002 intelligence document that cited “compelling evidence” that Iraq was trying to reconstitute its nuclear program. Margaret Warner discusses today’s White House release of previously classified information with New York Times reporter David Sanger. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2003  

    David Brooks of The Weekly Standard and Tom Oliphant of The Boston Globe discuss the White House’s prewar intelligence used to justify the Iraq war, and the potential impact of the deficit on the 2004 elections. Continue reading

  • July 17, 2003  

    Prime Minister Tony Blair called for the strengthening of ties between the United States and Europe and defended his government’s assertion that Iraq tried to buy uranium from Niger. Continue reading