Monday, July 12, 2004

  • Could Bush Cancel the Election?


    A report in Newsweek finds that the Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security have begun examining ways to postpone November’s presidential election in the event of an attack near election day. We speak with Michael Isikoff, investigative correspondent for Newsweek. [Includes transcript]

  • Enemy in their Camp: Scores of U.S. Servicewomen Raped by Fellow Soldiers


    The Denver Post revealed earlier this year that scores of female troops have reported being sexually-assaulted by fellow service members in Iraq and Afghanistan. We’ll talk with the reporter who broke the story and a former Air Force officer who says she was repeatedly abused by senior officers. [includes rush transcript]

  • Tipping the Balance: Senate Seat Up For Grabs in Colorado


    After Republican Colorado Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell announced he would not seek re-election this year, four candidates–two Democrats and two Republicans–are now waging one of the most competitive Senate battles in the nation. We speak with one of the contenders for the Democratic nomination, Mike Miles about the race, the politicization of intelligence, Iraq, the West Bank wall and more.

  • Iraqi Imam Tortured by Ba’ath Regime On "Transfer" of Power, Ayad Allawi and Saddam Hussein’s Trial


    We take a close look at recent developments in Iraq with Ibrahim Kazerooni, an Iraqi religious leader in Denver who fled Iraq in 1974 after being repeatedly imprisoned and tortured for his religious beliefs and his brother, cousin and uncle killed by the Baathist regime. [includes rush transcript]

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