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Week of Sat, 2006-08-19 23:00 to Sat, 2006-08-26 22:59
Gaza kidnapping report (4:30) August 23, 2006permalink
Host Marco Werman gets the latest on the kidnapping of two Fox News journalists in Gaza from ABC reporter Matthew Gutman.
Hamas-Fatah coalition report (3:55) August 23, 2006permalink
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the ruling party Hamas have agreed to restart negotiations on a unity government. They're hoping to ease a Western aid embargo. But The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Jerusalem that there are many obstacles to a Hamas-Fatah coalition.
Iraq and war on terrorism interview (4:30) August 23, 2006permalink
President Bush said this week that success in Iraq is an issue of US national security. Host Marco Werman speaks with terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman of Georgetown University, who says that may be true now, but it wasn't when the war started.
Iraq and Terrorism report (5:00) August 23, 2006permalink
The World's Jason Margolis examines how public opinion about how President Bush is handling the war in Iraq could affect upcoming Congressional elections.
Taliban insurgency interview (3:30) August 23, 2006permalink
A growing Taliban insurgency is launching attacks on NATO forces in southern Afghanistan. Host Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Roland Buerk in Kabul.
Man-eaters book report (4:00) August 23, 2006permalink
Host Marco Werman speaks with author Robert Frump, who's recent book explores the growing death toll among refugees from Mozambique entering South Africa. The cause of those deaths lions in South Africa's Kruger National Park.