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  • June 3, 2004   BY Admin 

    Following a deadly ambush by remnants of the ousted Taliban regime that killed five workers, the relief agency Doctors Without Borders halted operations in Afghanistan on Thursday. Continue reading

  • June 3, 2004  

    President Bush announced CIA director George Tenet’s resignation Thursday. Tenet, who held the top office for seven years, has come under mounting pressures over faulty prewar Iraq intelligence and lapses leading up to the Sept. 11 attacks. Experts analyze the potential reasons for Tenet’s departure. Continue reading

  • June 2, 2004  

    Iraqi National Congress leader Ahmad Chalabi has gone from being a key Bush administration ally to being the subject of an FBI probe about his role in alleged espionage for Iran. Experts assess Chalabi’s fall from American favor. Continue reading

  • June 2, 2004  

    Scientists are learning more than ever before about the structure and properties of the Earth’s crust and upper mantle — bringing them to the brink of discoveries about earthquakes that could one day save millions of lives. Continue reading

  • June 1, 2004  

    Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, a Sunni Arab businessman, was named interim Iraqi president Tuesday, completing the slate of top government officials who will work toward Iraq’s first elections in January. Regional experts assess the role of the transitional government and its credibility among Iraqis. Continue reading

  • June 1, 2004  

    Terrorism suspect Jose Padilla plotted to use natural gas to blow up U.S. apartment buildings, according to newly declassified documents released by the Justice Department Tuesday. Margaret Warner discusses the government’s case against Padilla with New York Times reporter Eric Lichtblau. Continue reading

  • May 31, 2004  

    Ray Suarez speaks with Darryl Jenkins, visiting professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Betsy O’Rourke, vice president of marketing at the Travel Industry Association of America about the effects of rising gas prices, low-cost air fare, and heightened security alerts on the start of the summer travel season. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2004  

    Two weeks of heavy rains triggered fatal flooding in the central region of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, made up of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Jeffrey Brown discusses the devastating floods with Marko Kokic of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2004  

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz speaks with Margaret Warner about recent events in Iraq, including the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal, the truce in Najaf and the nomination of Iyad Allawi as interim prime minister for Iraq. Continue reading

  • May 27, 2004   BY Admin 

    British police arrested Abu Hamza al-Masri, a radical Muslim cleric with alleged ties to Sept. 11 suspect Zacarias Moussaoui and shoe bomber Richard Reid, in a predawn raid Thursday. Continue reading