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Monday, December 22, 2003

  • Is The Libya Agreement To Abandon Arms Programs For Security Or For Oil?


    On the 15th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 that killed 270 people, Libya agrees to give up its arms program and reestablish diplomatic ties. We speak with the mother of one of the victims as well as a biographer of Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. [includes transcript]

  • Iran Signs Protocol on Surprise Inspections; Israel Threatens Iran’s Nuclear Sites


    As Iran agrees to allow UN inspectors into the country to examine suspected nuclear sites, Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz has begun publicly discussing a possible Israeli attack on Iran to destroy Iran’s nuclear capability. And two weeks ago, evidence emerged indicating Pakistan might have given Iran and North Korea technology to enrich uranium. [includes transcript]

  • Leaning To The Right? A Look At Canada’s New Prime Minister


    Former Canadian finance minister Paul Martin was sworn in as prime minister this month replacing Jean Chretien who has headed up the Liberal Party for the last 10 years. We go to Ottawa to speak with Tony Clark of the Polaris Institute. [includes transcript]

  • Gay Couples Seek Marriage Rights In New Jersey Lawsuit


    A notice of appeal is being filed today before an appellate court in New Jersey that seeks the same rights and responsibilities for gay couples that go along with government-sanctioned heterosexual marriage. We speak with a gay couple who are among seven plaintiffs in the suit. [includes transcript]