Britain's highest intelligence officer has gone public with details of extensive surveillance of terrorist plots. President Bush wants Congress to approve his program for wiretaps without warrants. How serious is the threat in this country? Do US agents need the freedom their British counterparts have? Will civil rights still be protected? Plus, America's top general in Iraq says more troops are needed in Baghdad, and one of the world’s most controversial news outlets will now be in English. We hear the latest on al-Jazeera.
Wire Tapping and National Security
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The War against Terror and Civil Rights
It's been less than a week since Britain's MI-5 intelligence service said 1600 people are under surveillance for 30 terrorist plots linked to al Qaeda in Pakistan.
General Abizaid Recommends Maintaining Troop Levels in Iraq
For the first time since Donald Rumsfeld's resignation as Secretary of Defense, America's top general in Iraq appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee ....