Tuesday, February 10, 2004

  • Did Bush Spike Probe of Pakistan’s Dr. Strangelove?


    BBC investigative reporter Greg Palast and Tariq Ali discuss how the Bush administration stopped an investigation that might have revealed Pakistan’s top nuclear scientist helped share nuclear secrets with Iran, North Korea and Libya. [includes transcript]

  • Tariq Ali on Pakistan’s Nuclear Program, the Hutton Inquiry and the Iraqi Resistance


    Tariq Ali, author of Bush in Babylon: The Recolonization of Iraq and editor of the New Left Review joins us in our Firehouse Studios to talk about Pakistan, Tony Blair and Iraq. [includes transcript]

  • Appeals Court Blocks Execution of Kevin Cooper


    A federal appeals court in California blocked the execution of Kevin Cooper Monday just before he was scheduled to die by lethal injection in San Quentin Prison. The state of California then asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate the execution but the high court turned down the state’s appeal.

  • Federal Gov’t Subpoenas College for Info on Peace Activists


    The government has subpoenaed Drake University in Iowa to hand over information about who organized and who attended a National Lawyers Guild anti-war forum in November. Lawyers say they have not seen such subpoenas since the McCarthy era. [Includes transcript]