Topics and Guests for Thursday, August 1

Veteran newscaster John Gibson gets to the core of the most salient issues facing America today as host of FNC's hard-hitting primetime show The Big Story with John Gibson, airing Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth field reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Here's a review of what was on the rundown for Thursday, August 1:

What weapons does Saddam have in his arsenal? We asked the man who ran Iraq's nuclear program in the late 1980s
Khidir Hamza, author of Saddam's Bombmaker

A man who went undercover working for British intelligence services exposes a London mosque for its links to Usama bin Laden's terror network
Reda Hassaine, former Algerian journalist

The Feds have arrested two former WorldCom executives who allegedly cooked the books, and there is word that they're talking
about charging the company itself
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

It's going to be hard enough getting rid of Saddam Hussein, but then you've got to replace him. That's why it's so important to plan for a new regime before any invasion
Peter Arnett, senior correspondent for Camera Planet

Remember all of that hubbub over the Olympic skate scandal? There was that fragile French judge, two sets of gold medals. Now add a Russian mob boss into the mix, charged with trying to fix the outcome
• Dr. John Hulsman of the Heritage Foundation

Don't miss The Big Story with John Gibson ... weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.

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