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Delegates to the Afghan loya jirga put off consideration of a draft constitution after those opposed to interim leader Hamid Karzai boycotted efforts to vote on key provisions of the charter for the war-torn nation's first post-Taliban government.

Terence Smith asks five eminent American historians about how their field will remember 2003. Michael Beschloss, Haynes Johnson, Diane Kunz, Richard Norton Smith and Roger Wilkins join Smith to discuss the Iraq war and the other historic developments of the…

Since the capture of Saddam Hussein, U.S. interrogators have been questioning the former Iraqi leader seeking information on the anti-coalition insurgency, weapons of mass destruction and other matters. Two intelligence experts assess what Saddam might know and how American officials…

U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft recused himself Tuesday from the investigation into the disclosure of an undercover CIA officer. The Justice Department named U.S. attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as a special counsel to oversee the investigation. Elaine Shannon of Time magazine…

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