- Making News: Commission Report Summary
Michael Isikoff, investigative correspondent for Newsweek magazine, has covered the 9/11 Commission hearings and staff reports from the beginning. Isikoff recaps the group's urgent recommendations to make America less vulnerable in the future.
- Reporter's Notebook: Homeland Security and Presidential Politics
The Commission-s findings come four days before the Democratic National Convention, in the heat of an unusually bitter presidential campaign. Jonathan Broder, defense and foreign policy editor at Congressional Quarterly, and Bill Schneider, senior political analyst for CNN, look at what it all means for homeland security, terrorism and presidential politics.
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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
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