This program is about 1 hour long
(Amman, Jordan: Bret Baier) The reasons for Maliki’s cancellation and reactions to the memo reviewed; scenes shown of Bush arriving in Amman; memo quoted on screen; the focus of tomorrow’s meeting noted.
(Amman, Jordan: Shepard Smith) More excerpts of Hadley’s memo cited and quoted on screen; scenes shown of anti-Bush protests in Amman. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s claim that Syria will continue the fight against US “colonialism” and the boycott of the Iraqi government led by Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in protest of the Jordan summit noted.
(Pentagon: Mike Emanuel) Plans to move more US troops into Baghdad reviewed; map shown; statistics cited; details given on the push for more Iraqi troops. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chair Gen. Peter PACE- comments on the goals in Iraq.]
(Amman, Jordan: Shepard Smith) The impact of the violence in Baqubah and the Iraq study group’s agreement on recommendations for Iraq reported.
(Istanbul, Turkey: Jennifer Griffin) The Pope’s visit featured; scenes shown of the Pope during a prayer service and touring Turkey; details given on the Pope’s comments about religious violence and Istanbul’s security precautions.
(Dead Sea, Jordan: James Rosen) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s trip to Jordan to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders previewed.
(Amman, Jordan: Shepard Smith) Preparations in Lebanon for Hizballah supporters’ mass protests against the government reported. [Lebanon Prime Minister Fouad SINIORA– says we will defend our democracy; comments on relations with Syria.]
(Fox Weather Center: Janice Dean) The storms across the Midwest and Texas noted; national forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(New York: Eric Shawn) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s 5-page letter to Americans featured; excerpt of letter critical of President Bush’s administration quoted on screen. [Fox News contributor Alireza JAFARZADEH- accuses Ahmadinejad of representing evil values.] Foxnews.com reader responses quoted.
(Washington: Brian Wilson) The debate over whether the sectarian violence in Iraq constitutes a “civil war” examined. [Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Peter PACE- recommends dealing with the environment rather than arguing over what to call it.] Statement from Fox News senior vice president John Moody critical of using the term for Iraq quoted on screen.
(Amman, Jordan: Shepard Smith) Secretary of Defense nominee Robert Gates’ criticism of the US actions in Iraq and a defense lawyer’s insult to the chief judge in the genocide trial of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted.
(Nelson Lagoon, Alaska: Dan Springer) Some Alaskan villages’ decision to refuse free heating oil from Citgo after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez insulted President Bush at the U.N. in September examined; details given on the hardships faced by the villages. [Nelson Lagoon Tribal Administration’s Justine GUNDERSON- talks about hardship and principles.] [Alaska Inter-Tribal Council Steve SUMIDA- comments.]