Lt. Pete Hegseth served in Samarra, Iraq, when the Golden Mosque was attacked and violence and chaos were commonplace. Now he’s walking the streets with U.S. troops and seeing a very different place. Listen to the podcast of our interview with Lt. Hegseth and tell us what you think about the latest developments in Iraq.
Russian forces attacked Georgia on Friday as a longstanding dispute over a Georgian territory. Why is this happening? How much could it escalate? What is Russia’s real endgame? Listen to the podcast with Russia expert Ilan Berman, read the story below and tell us what you think about the evolving story!
Two time presidential candidate John Edwards is admitting an affair with a 42-year-old woman who was hired to work for his 2008 campaign. Edwards apologized for his failings on Friday but insists he is not the father of the woman’s child. Read the story below and share your thoughts with us.
Pakistan is the real impediment to crushing al qaeda and the taliban. Find out why two national security experts believe this and tell us what you think the U.S. posture ought to be!
Do you live in a high tax or a low tax state? Do higher taxes just mean bigger government and more bureaucracy or does it mean better schools and other state services? Check out the report below and let us know what you think!
President Bush and other world figures are offering criticism of China for the repression of religious groups and political dissidents. Is now the time to pressure China to improve its human rights record or will it only harden the communist leadership? Read the story, listen to the podcast, with Christian Chinese Pastor Johnny Lee and tell us what you think!
Congress adjourned on Friday but House Republicans are still on the House floor demanding a vote on offshore drilling. So what impact is any of this having? Check out the Dateline podcast with New Jersey Rep. Scott Garrett and tell us whether you think the Republicans are speaking for the majority of Americans or just engaging in political posturing.
A military jury says Osama bib Laden’s driver is guilty of supporting terrorism but not guilty of conspiracy to commit it. Why the divided decision? Does this show the fairness of the system or how we’re going too far to accommodate suspected terrorists? Listen to our conversation with former Gitmo prosecutor Kyndra Rotunda and sound off with your own comments.
The Justice Department says the late Army scientist Bruce Ivins acted alone in the 2001 anthrax killings. Do you believe them? Does the evidence back up that conclusion? Read up and speak up by sending your emails!
Does Iraq’s growing surplus mean it should start footing the bill for reconstruction? Should they reimburse us for the billions we’ve spent rebuilding there? Should we cut a deal for cheaper oil? Read the full story, listen to the podcast with Gen. Paul Vallely and sound off with your ideas!