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

  • June 17, 2004  

    In its last public hearing on Thursday, the 9/11 Commission heard testimony on the problems immediately following the Sept. 11 attacks and the flaws in the United States’ air defense response. Continue reading

  • June 17, 2004  

    The 9/11 commission heard testimony on the communication problems immediately following the Sept. 11 attacks that left the United States temporarily without a functional government and led Vice President Cheney to believe briefly that the U.S. military had shot down two hijacked aircraft. Continue reading

  • June 17, 2004  

    John Negroponte, the new U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, discusses the search for security and stability in Iraq, his unique role as an ambassador there as the country prepares to accept sovereignty. Continue reading

  • June 16, 2004  

    The United Nations has appointed former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker to investigate alleged corruption in the Iraqi Oil for Food program. After a background report, Volcker discusses the ongoing investigation. Continue reading

  • June 16, 2004  

    The 9/11 commission reported that it found “no credible evidence” that Saddam Hussein had helped al-Qaida target the United States. Continue reading

  • June 16, 2004  

    The 9/11 commission reported Wednesday that it found “no credible evidence” that Saddam Hussein had helped al-Qaida target the United States. Margaret Warner discusses those findings with the chairman and vice chairman of the commission, Republican Thomas Kean and Democrat Lee Hamilton. Continue reading

  • June 14, 2004   BY Admin 

    Iran’s cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency has been "less than satisfactory" and must improve within months the organization’s chief said Monday in a statement. Continue reading

  • June 14, 2004  

    While the war in Iraq has dominated recent headlines, the U.S.-led effort to combat al-Qaida and Taliban elements in Afghanistan continues. Afghan President Hamid Karzai discusses efforts to hold elections this September and the need for more peacekeepers to stabilize the war-torn nation. Continue reading

  • June 10, 2004   BY Admin 

    The Group of Eight leaders on Thursday were wrapping up a summit, where much of the discussion focused on a plan to promote democracy across the Middle East. President Bush also sought support for getting NATO more involved in post-occupation Iraq. Continue reading

  • June 9, 2004   BY Admin 

    As violence flared in Fallujah Wednesday, the Iraqi interim administration also faced the threat from Kurds that they may leave the newly formed government if Shiites gain too much power. Continue reading