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  • May 27, 2004  

    Sen. John Kerry focused on national security in a speech Thursday that criticized President Bush’s handling of the war in Iraq. Margaret Warner gets perspectives on Kerry’s proposed policies from Clinton-era Secretary of Defense William Perry and Sen. George Allen, R-Va., a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Continue reading

  • May 27, 2004  

    London police arrested Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on suspicion that he may be linked to alleged al-Qaida terror cells in the northwestern United States. Ray Suarez discusses the arrest with experts. Continue reading

  • May 26, 2004  

    The U.S. and Russia will sign a treaty to repatriate much of the enriched uranium that was distributed during the Cold War. Margaret Warner discusses the initiative with former Department of Defense and Department of Energy threat-reduction specialist Laura S.H. Holgate and Harvard University researcher Matthew Bunn. Continue reading

  • May 26, 2004  

    The Bush administration confirmed Wednesday that it has heard increased “chatter” about a potential al-Qaida attack on U.S. soil this summer. Gwen Ifill speaks with Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge about this intelligence and the decision not to raise the national terror-threat warning level. Continue reading

  • May 25, 2004   BY Admin 

    Several members of the U.N. Security Council and the head of the Iraqi Governing Council expressed concern Tuesday over the proposed resolution on Iraqi sovereignty that the United States and Britain presented this week. Continue reading

  • May 19, 2004   BY Admin 

    Two days of sometimes stormy hearings by the independent panel investigating the Sept. 11 attacks relived the horror and chaos of the day and pointed out mistakes that possibly led to more lost lives. Continue reading

  • May 19, 2004  

    Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani defended his city’s preparedness to the commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks, while his successor Mayor Michael Bloomberg said New York still has not received enough federal aid to fight terror. Spencer Michels reports on Wednesday’s contentious testimony. Continue reading

  • May 18, 2004  

    The 9/11 commission held its first hearing in New York to question police and fire department leaders about communications problems during rescue efforts on the day of the attacks. Spencer Michels reports on the hearing. Continue reading

  • April 30, 2004   BY Admin 

    The U.N. Security Council on Friday authorized an 8,000-strong peacekeeping force to maintain order in Haiti, which is preparing for elections after rebels forced its president to flee the Caribbean country in late February. Continue reading

  • April 29, 2004  

    President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney met with the 9/11 Commission in a closed-door session at the White House on Thursday. Jim Lehrer discusses the historical significance of their meeting with presidential historians Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith. Continue reading