- Newsmaker: Pakistan and the Northern Alliance - Thousands of angry protesters attacked the abandoned US embassy in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan today, as thousands more tried to flee the country. From Pakistan comes a warning to watch out for the Northern Alliance. Susannah Price is a BBC correspondent in Islamabad, Pakistan.
- Reporter's Notebook: Inside the War Room - America's war on terrorism calls for a "phased strategy," starting with the perpetrators of the air attacks of September 11. What happens next? What's the end game? Who's calling the shots? Jane Perlez, of The New York Times, talks about how strategy is being shaped in President Bush's war cabinet.
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Special: ‘Trump Baby’ flies over Big Ben… President Trump flies to Europe this week for meetings with NATO, the Queen and Russia’s President Putin. But the president won’t be the only Trump flying when he lands in the UK. An enormous, orange “Trump baby” balloon, complete with a diaper and cell phone is set to float just above the streets of London, for all to see. What else do British protestors have in store?
On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away. The Supreme Court may see cases involving abortion, health care and the limits of presidential power. Can Democrats use upcoming hearings to dramatize what’s at stake--before November’s elections?
Politics and ‘incivility’ One Democrat wants Trump aides confronted in public over separating immigrant families. But her party’s leaders call that “incivility.” The question is: does moderation accomplish real change -- or is it a smokescreen for the status quo? When it comes to achieving racial equality, what’s worked and what hasn’t?
Family migration and the politics of incivility Separating immigrant families at the border may be something new, but the US has never extended the “Good Neighbor Policy” to Central America. Clinton and Bush discouraged newcomers, and Obama was called, “Deporter in Chief.” We’ll provide context ignored in mainstream media coverage.
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