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  • December 4, 2003   BY Admin 

    President Bush announced Thursday he would repeal the tariffs on foreign steel imposed in March 2002 to avoid a threatened trade war with Europe and Asia. Continue reading

  • December 4, 2003  

    President Bush lifted tariffs on foreign steel Thursday, less than a month after the World Trade Organization’s highest court ruled that they violated global trade laws. Continue reading

  • December 4, 2003  

    President Bush lifted tariffs on foreign steel Thursday, less than a month after the World Trade Organization’s highest court ruled that they violated global trade laws. Jim Lehrer discusses the move with the president of a steelworkers’ union and a lawyer for businesses that use steel. Continue reading

  • December 3, 2003  

    A federal court in Virginia heard arguments about whether to grant Sept. 11 suspect Zacarias Moussaoui access to three al-Qaida detainees, who Moussaoui says could aid his defense, and the Defense Department announced it will allow “enemy combatant” Yaser Esam Hamdi, a U.S. citizen, to see his lawyer. Continue reading

  • December 1, 2003  

    The World Health Organization and United Nations marked World AIDS Day with a pledge to provide cheaper drugs to 3 million HIV-infected people by 2005. Experts discuss recent efforts to counter the pandemic. Continue reading

  • November 26, 2003   BY Admin 

    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Tuesday alleged that two leading Arab-language TV networks, Al-Arabiya and Al-Jazeera, were cooperating with insurgents in Iraq by videotaping attacks against coalition troops. Continue reading

  • November 25, 2003  

    The struggle to increase security and prosperity in Afghanistan continues two years after the U.S. toppled the Taliban. Following a brief background report, Ray Suarez talks with the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, about the progress of reconstruction efforts and the ongoing war against terrorism. Continue reading

  • November 21, 2003   BY Admin 

    The Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization announced Friday that it is suspending a North Korean nuclear power project for one year. Continue reading

  • November 21, 2003   BY Admin 

    Trade ministers from across the Americas papered over differences and concluded their meeting one day early after drafting an outline for future talks aimed at creating the world’s largest free trade bloc. Continue reading

  • November 20, 2003  

    A second round of terror attacks killed at least 27 people in Turkey Thursday and wounded more than 400 others. Terence Smith discusses the impact with Lehigh University professor Henri Barkey and Bruce Hoffman, editor-in-chief of the journal “Studies in Conflict and Terrorism.” Continue reading