- Making News: Canada-s PM Shoots Down US Missile Shield
Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin said today he doesn-t think President Bush-s missile defense shield will ever work. Martin says Canada won-t provide any money or allow the US to install rockets on Canadian soil. Alan Freeman, Washington correspondent for Toronto's Globe and Mail, expounds on the political implications for both countries.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Bobby Fisher Given Visa by Iceland
As a teenager, Bobby Fischer was a chess prodigy, the youngest US champion in history. In 1972, he became America-s first world champion of chess in 100 years. Now, he-s a fugitive from American justice, fighting a deportation order in Japan. Will he be allowed to travel to Iceland, where he-s been approved as a resident? We hear more from Frank Brady, author of Bobby Fischer: Profile of a Prodigy.
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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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