World

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

  • July 13, 2004  

    The World Court ruled last week that Israel’s West Bank barrier violates international law and should be removed. That ruling followed a June 30 Israeli Supreme Court decision that stated sections of the wall infringed on Palestinians’ rights. Two experts discuss these decisions and Israel’s reaction. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2004  

    In the wake of a scathing Senate report on the CIA’s pre-Iraq war efforts, members of Congress have called for major reforms of the agency and for the president to quickly appoint a new director. Two former CIA officials assess the need for reform and who should lead the embattled intelligence agency. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004   BY Admin 

    Despite objections from Israel and the United States, the International Court of Justice on Friday ruled that the 425-mile-long barrier Israel has begun erecting in the West Bank violates international law and should be removed. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004  

    The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report chiding the CIA and other intelligence agencies for failures in their analysis of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction programs prior to the U.S.-led invasion last spring. Kwame Holman reviews the committee’s report. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2004  

    The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Friday highly critical of the CIA and other intelligence agencies for failures in their analysis of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction programs prior to the U.S.-led invasion last spring. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2004  

    Two former dictators, Slobodan Milosevic of Yugoslavia and Saddam Hussein of Iraq, face charges of war crimes. Milosevic’s trial may be ending early due to his health problems while Saddam’s is just getting started. Diane Orentlicher speaks with Jim Lehrer about the Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein trials. Continue reading

  • July 2, 2004  

    The high-profile court appearance of the former Iraqi dictator has sparked mixed reactions in Iraq. Three experts analyze the Arab world’s reaction to Saddam’s trial and Iraq’s interim government. Continue reading

  • July 2, 2004  

    Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss how the transfer of power in Iraq, Saddam’s arraignment and the latest job growth numbers affect the continuing campaign between President Bush and Senator Kerry. Continue reading

  • July 1, 2004  

    Saddam Hussein was defiant today at his first court appearance, where he refused to sign a list of charges against him. Correspondent Kwame Holman looks at what Saddam said in his defense. Margaret Warner discusses the arraignment with Newsweek magazine’s Babak Dehghanpisheh. Continue reading

  • June 30, 2004  

    Iraq assumed legal custody over Saddam Hussein Wednesday, reducing him to a criminal defendant in the land he once ruled. The former dictator and 11 of his top lieutenants are no longer prisoners of war, but they remain in U.S. physical custody. Continue reading