President Bush's chief of staff Joshua Bolten talks about the impact of high-level vacancies in the administration as well as the president's view on recent developments in the Iraq war.
Pressure had been building for months in Washington surrounding the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and his departure was finally announced on Monday. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the politically-charged announcement.
President Bush reiterated his support of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in a speech Wednesday after criticizing the embattled leader earlier this week. Experts discuss the president's relationship with the premier.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto talks about plans to return to her home country, Pakistan's political strife and a possible power-sharing agreement with President Pervez Musharraf.
The Bush administration announced new measures to crack down on immigration laws in the workplace. An immigration liberalization opponent and a business trade association representative debate the move.
A new survey has found that opinions of the U.S. among people in the Muslim world has gotten worse over the past five years. Middle East policy analysts discuss U.S. efforts to bolster Muslim views of America.
A federal judge on Wednesday threw out immigration fraud charges against Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles, a fierce Fidel Castro opponent who is suspected in the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner. A reporter who covered the case explains.
The chairmen of the Iraq Study Group, Republican James Baker and Democrat Lee Hamilton, discuss their assessment of the situation on the ground, its impact on the surrounding region and consequences for U.S. interests.
The Middle East crisis dominated the weekend meeting of the G-8 nations in St. Petersburg while pushing down other important issues. Three foreign affairs newspaper columnists discuss how other countries have been handling the Middle East crisis.
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Bush administration's policy of trying terror suspects before military tribunals is illegal. The 5-3 ruling said that the tribunals violated U.S. military law and the Geneva Convention.
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